Happy birthday, UN! Friday, October 24, is United Nations Day, the anniversary of the UN Charter creating this body going into effect. The Secretary-General issues a statement every year in honor of this anniversary. How will you celebrate?
Learn more about the UN from its “UN at a glance” web page, or use resources from Andersen Library! Search “Books, Media, and more (UW Whitewater)” for Library holdings such as the books The United Nations system: A reference handbook (2006, online), Interventions: A life in war and peace (2012, 2nd-floor Browsing Books D839.7.A56 A3 2012), Human rights at the UN: The political history of universal justice (2008, online), and Preventive diplomacy at the UN (2008, online).
Search databases for articles such as “The United Nations Global Compact: An institutionalist perspective” (Journal of Business Ethics, 2014, vol.122:no.2, pp.217-223) and “United Nations peacekeeping and civilian protection in civil war” (American Journal of Political Science, 2013, vol.57:no.4, pp.875-891).
Please ask a librarian for assistance with finding materials.