United States Participation in the United Nations, Report by the Secretary of State to the Congress for the Year 2007

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State Dept (U S ) Bureau of Internationa
Government Printing Office, 2009 - Political Science - 219 pages
State Department Publication 11086.

This report is submitted pursuant to the United Nations Participation
Act of 1945 (Public Law 79-264). Section 4 of this law provides, in part,
that:
The President shall from time to time as occasion may require, but
not less than once each year, make reports to the Congress of the
activities of the United Nations and of the participation of the United
States therein.

The United States Participation in the United Nations report is a
survey of the activities of the U.S. Government in the United Nations and its agencies, as well as the activities of the United Nations and those agencies themselves. More specifically, this report seeks to assess UN achievements during 2007, the effectiveness of U.S. participation in the United Nations, and whether U.S. goals were advanced or thwarted.

Includes sections on: Political and Security Affairs; Reform of the United Nations; Economic and Social Affairs; Development and Humanitarian Relief Activities; Science, Technology and Research; Legal Developments; Administration and Budget; and Specialized Agencies and Other Bodies. Includes Appendices and an Index.

 

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Contents

Prologue
1
Economic and Social Affairs
81
Specialized Agencies and Other Bodies
117
Legal Developments
149
Reform of the UN System
161
Administration and Budget
171
UN Joint Staff Pension Board
179
Index
197

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