The UN in a changing world

Man 12 mai 2014
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In this seminar, Thomas G. Weiss, Presidential Professor and Director Emeritus at the City University of New York will talk about the UN and multilateralism in a changing world.

The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, NUPI, has the pleasure of inviting you to the seminar:

"The UN in a changing world"

In this seminar, Thomas G. Weiss, Presidential Professor and Director Emeritus at the City University of New York will talk about the UN and multilateralism in a changing world.

Sustainable development, however defined, involves advancing ideas and improving operations. For neither, however, is the UN system fit-for-purpose. Thomas Weiss' talk will draw upon the findings of the UN Intellectual History Project (1999-2010) and of the more recent work by the Future UN Development System Project.

Program 11.00 - 12.30:

  • Presentation: "The Changing Development Landscape: Is the UN System Fit for Purpose?"Thomas G. Weiss
    , Presidential Professor and Director Emeritus, City University of New York
  • Presentation: "The UN and multilateralism"Ole Jacob Sending
    , Research Director, NUPI
  • CommentsTBC
  • Q and A, discussion

Thomas G. Weiss is Presidential Professor and Director Emeritus at Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, City University of New York. For several years, he has been a leading figure within studies and research on the UN, multilateralism and global governance. He has been the director of the Academic Council on the UN System (ACUNS), editor for the journal Global Governance, co-director for the UN Intellectual History Project and now for the Future of the United Nationals Development Project (FUNDS). Thomas Weiss has published a number of books and articles on the UN and good governance. He has visited NUPI and Norway several times before. 

You can follow the seminar directly on YouTube