For a Better World: Posters from the United Nations

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Pomegranate, 2000 - Antiques & Collectibles - 159 pages
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These 150 color posters represent some of the UN's projects and aims in the later half of the 20th century. They depict the call for disarmament, the demand for human rights, the plight of refugees, and other humanitarian aims. The collection includes posters adapted from works by well-known artists
 

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Contents

Foreword by Kofi Annan
5
The UN and Its Institutions
20
Discrimination Racism and Human Rights
42
Refugees
60
Health Labor Population and Other Social Concerns
81
Food and Agriculture
95
Environment and Habitat
116
Education and Communications
135
Bibliography
152
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About the author (2000)

Edward B. Marks has spent over forty years in international service. His work with the United Nations and U. S. government agencies focused primarily on humanitarian programs dealing with refugees and children at risk. He is the author of A World of Art: The United Nations Collection, and he has written for the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Playboy, The Reporter, the United Nations Chronicle, and other periodicals.

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