Standard-setting in UNESCO.

Standard-setting in UNESCO.

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Standard-setting represents one of the main constitutional functions of UNESCO and an important tool for realizing the goals for which the organization was created. In addition to conventions and recommendations, the declarations adopted by the General Conference promulgate principles and norms intended to inspire the action of member states in specific fields of activity. Topics addressed in the first volume include methods of elaboration and implementation, constitutional objectives and legal commitments, international collaboration, and impact. Volume 2 contains conventions and agreements adopted by the General Conference and by intergovernmental conferences convened by UNESO itself or jointly by UNESCO and other international organizations as well as the recommendations issued by the General Conference, and UNESCO declarations. Together, these two volumes compose an invaluable commentary and reference work that should be of interest to scholars, practitioners, diplomats, policy-makers and students of international organizations.--Publisher's description.... in carrying out decisions of the Security Council for the maintenance or restoration of international peace and security. ... In light of failing results, the Security Council adopted a new resolution in 1970, submitted by Finland. ... A/59/ 2005 of 21 March 2005 (report of the Secretary-General a#39;In Larger Freedoma#39;), Paragraphs 171-180, and UN Doc. ... 126-136. Assembly resolutions, UNESCO reaffirmed its decision not to accord any 372 Normative Action in Education, Science and Culture.

Title:Standard-setting in UNESCO.
Author:Abdulqawi A. Yusuf
Publisher:Martinus Nijhoff Publishers - 2007


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