From coexistence to cooperation: international law and organization in the post-cold war era

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M. Nijhoff, 1991 - Law - 297 pages
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In four short years the international landscape has been completely reorganized. The major political fault line of the Cold War has been for the most part erased, and the foundations have been laid for an entirely new era in international relations. Serious focused analysis is urgently needed to help facilitate the process of ending the Cold War'.This volume, the product of a Canada-Soviet bilateral conference of jurists and other scholars, specialized in International Law and International Organizatin, and International Conflicts-Resolution, held at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver in June 1990, attempts to provide such analysis. Written by a professionally and scientifically distinguished team of Canadian and Soviet experts, it deals with such issues as the winding up of the Nuclear and General Disarment process, the current main proposals on strengtening the United Nations and on reforming and modernizing its main arenas and institutions, new approaches to International Trade and Commerce on a multilateral basis, developing new norms of International Environmental Protection Law, and the Intrnational protection of Human Right

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Contents

The New Thinking on the United Nations and Contemporary
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Prospects for
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Options for Future Strategic Arms Reduction
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Ted McWhinney, a graduate of Yale University, has held professorships at the Sorbonne, Toronto, McGill, Indiana and Simon Fraser University. The author of more than 40 books and several hundred articles, he has been an adviser to the United Nations, the Government of Canada and a number of foreign states. Throughout the 1990s he served two full terms as Member of Parliament and Parliamentary Secretary. He now continues his work as legal counsel, governmental adviser and writer from his home base in Vancouver.