Building a Just World Order

Building a Just World Order

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In 2011, the UN Human Rights Council created the mandate of the Independent Expert on the Promotion of a Democratic and Equitable International Order. This book, based on the reports by Dr. Alfred de Zayas, the first mandate-holder (2012-2018), offers a brilliant and comprehensive critique of the UN system, addressing the changes that must be made in order to further the emergence of a democratic and equitable international order. De Zayas proposes concrete reforms of the UN system, notably the Security Council. He advocates recognition of peace as a human right, slashing military budgets, and establishing the right of self-determination as a conflict-prevention measure. As it concerns the global economy, he calls for reversing the adverse impacts of World Bank and International Monetary Fund policies, rendering free-trade agreements compatible with human rights, abolishing tax havens and ISDS, alleviating the foreign debt crisis, and c

Book information

ISBN: 9781949762426
Publisher: Clarity Press, Inc.
Imprint: Clarity Press, Inc.
Pub date:
DEWEY: 341.23
DEWEY edition: 23/eng/20230216
Language: English
Number of pages: xiii, 466
Weight: 702g
Height: 228mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 29mm