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BEYOND VIOLENCE CONFLICT

Beyond Violence

Conflict Resolution Process in Northern Ireland

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UNU Policy Perspectives
22 Nov 2002
After almost thirty years of bloody conflict, the opposing parties in Northern Ireland eventually signed an agreement about how to share power, thus bringing to an end the conflict that had claimed so many lives and caused such human suffering. But what brought the conflict to an end? And what w...
FINANCING FOR DEV PROPOSALS

Financing for Development

Proposals from Business and Civil Society

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UNU Policy Perspectives
25 Jan 2002
In Financing for Development, twenty-one authors, including business executives and civil-society activists from developing and developed countries, address the question of how to boost the financing of development. Topics covered range from micro credit to large-scale project finance; from gende...
INTER LINKAGES THE KYOTO PROTOCOL

Inter-linkages

The Kyoto Protocol and the International Trade and Investment Regimes

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UNU Policy Perspectives
29 Jun 2001
In 1997, delegates to the third session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) agreed by consensus to adopt the Kyoto Protocol under which industrialized countries would reduce their combined greenhouse gas emissions by an average 5.2% from thei...
GLOBAL FINANCIAL TURMOIL & REFOR

Global Financial Turmoil and Reform

A United Nations Perspective

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UNU Policy Perspectives
9 Jul 1999