January 28 Lecture

Beyond Sovereignty: Issues for a Global Agenda

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January 28 Lecture Intergovernmental Organizations - Council and discipline – force compliance by state, and by people (IMF, NORAD) - States seeking to reign the power of other states (NATO, ECSC, UN) - Information gathering and analysis (OECD, World Bank) - Set the discourse; legitimate ideas and institutions that structure our world (World Bank, UN) - Usually result from consequences massive conflict between states or people. UN - Agencies especially (war, refugees, economy). May be imposed (AEA, ICSS, UNHCR) - Deal with Cold War, North-South, etc rivalries - Legitimate state actions – seal of approval; including overriding domestic imperatives (IMF, World Bank) Characteristics: - Composed only of states - Treaties between states <international law - Regular meetings of delegates from member states - Delegates represent policies/interests of their state - Permanent headquarters and secretariat - Executive secretary and bureaucracy Types: - Multi-purpose, universal o Many functions o All states can join o ONLY ONE = UN
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