The Conscience of the World: The Influence of Non-Governmental Organisations in the Un System

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'The Conscience of the World

The Influence of Non-Governmental Organisations in the UN System

edited by PETER WILLETTS

a publication of the David Davies Memorial Institute of International Studies, London

THE BROOKINGS INSTITUTION, WASHINGTON, D.C.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • About Brookings iv
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • Abbreviations viii
  • The Contributors xi
  • Notes 12
  • 1 - The Early History from the Congress of Vienna to the San Francisco Conference 15
  • Notes 28
  • 2 - Consultative Status for NGOs at the United Nations 31
  • Notes 59
  • 3 - The World Bank and NGOs 63
  • Notes 95
  • 4 - Unesco and Ngos: A Memoir 98
  • 5 - NGOs and the Environment 116
  • Notes 143
  • 6 - NGOs and the Human Rights of Women at the United Nations 147
  • Notes 174
  • 7 - Amnesty International at the United Nations 181
  • Notes 210
  • 8 - NGOs and the Rights of the Child 214
  • Notes 236
  • 9 - The Save the Children Fund and Nutrition for Refugees 241
  • Notes 267
  • 10 - Conclusions 270
  • Appendix A NGOs and the Structure of the United Nations System 277
  • Appendix B Documents on the Formal Arrangements for Consultative Status 290
  • Appendix C Statement by the UN Secretary-General, Boutros Boutros-Ghali 311
  • Index of Non-Governmental Organisations 319
  • Subject Index 324
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