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Young people and substance use: prevention, treatment and rehabilitation
This guide contains training tools for developing and implementing substance use prevention, treatment and rehabilitation programmes for young people. It is intended for those who are in a position to help address substance ...
Securing our future : report of the Commission on HIV/ AIDS and Governance in Africa
Across Africa, people in whom significant resources have been invested are dying prematurely from AIDS that continues to pose serious challenges to the ability of African States to maintain efficient public institutions ...
Highlights in space 2005 : progress in space science, technology and applications, international cooperation and space law
Authoritative and comprehensive, this publication reviews recent developments in space science, technology, applications, international cooperation and space law. It aims to increase awareness of the benefits that space ...
Defying victimhood : women and post-conflict peacebuilding
Women are among the most competent, yet marginalized, unnoticed and underutilized actors in efforts to rebuild war-torn societies. Opportunities for sustainable peacebuilding are lost — and sustainable peace is at risk — ...
Civil society, conflicts and the politicization of human rights
This publicaton explores violence, conflict and peace. It focuses on the non-governmental component in ethno-political conflicts. Civil society actors, or "conflict society organizations" (CoSOs), are increasingly central ...
The people vs. the State : reflections on UN authority, US power and the responsibility to protect
Responsibility to Protect (R2P) aims to convert international conscience into timely and decisive collective action to rescue vulnerable communities. The choice is not whether international interventions will take place ...
Engaging civil society : emerging trends in democratic governance
The rapid pace of globalization has led to the increasing interdependence of member states of the United Nations to achieve sustainable development objectives, including the eradication of extreme poverty, environmental ...
Reconstructing public administration after conflict : challenges, practices and lessons learned : world public sector report 2010
The main objective of the 2010 World Public Sector Report is to analyze challenges, strategies and practices in rebuilding public administration after conflict. It is unique in that it provides key lessons learned about ...
Building trust in government : innovations in governance reform in Asia
The ability of governments and the global community to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, ensure security, and promote adherence to basic standards of human rights depends on people's trust in their government. This ...
The future of international environmental law
Through a collection essays by leading scholars in international environmental law from around the world, this book explores the future of international environmental law in a world of ever worsening environmental crises. ...