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United Nations at a critical crossroads

United Nations at a critical crossroads

time for the South to act.

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Published by South Centre in Geneva, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations.

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    Other titlesTime for the South to act.
    SeriesSouth and the reform of the UN
    ContributionsSouth Centre (South Commission)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1977 .U547 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p. ;
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14861854M

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