Towards a United Nations Renaissance

Re-Thinking Values, Structures & Processes

John E. Trent and Laura Schnurr

Barbara Budrich Publishers

Towards a United Nations Renaissance

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Pub Date: May 2017

ISBN: 9783847407119

140 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $26.00

Towards a United Nations Renaissance

Re-Thinking Values, Structures & Processes

John E. Trent and Laura Schnurr

Barbara Budrich Publishers

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A simple introduction to the UN as an organization is not sufficient for the new generation. This primer aims to make readers understand the UN's historical, technological, political, and economic context in order to analyze its strengths and weaknesses in the light of proposals being made to create more workable global institutions.

About the Author

John Trent is a fellow of the Centre on Governance at the University of Ottawa, Canada, formerly professor and chair of the university's department of political science. He was Secretary General of the International Political Science Association for more than a decade.

Laura Schnurr is a policy analyst living in Ottawa.