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Private Donations for International Development

John Micklewright and Anna Wright

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter starts by considering the extent to which development benefits from philanthropic effort, showing that a great deal of philanthropy in rich industrialised countries is aimed at domestic ... More


Budgeting in the UN System: A Comparative Analysis

Ronny Patz and Klaus H. Goetz

in Managing Money and Discord in the UN: Budgeting and Bureaucracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198838333
eISBN:
9780191874673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838333.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 constitutes the core comparative data chapter presenting two novel datasets. The first compares budgeting procedures in twenty-two UN organizations, with a focus on the actors involved and ... More


UN Development Cooperation: The Roots of a Reform Agenda

Bruce Jenks

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Post 2015 Development Agenda is transformative in its ambition and implications. The agenda represents an enormous challenge for the future of UN development cooperation. This chapter explores ... More


Conceptual Background: Disability in the Field of International Human Rights Law

Gauthier de Beco

in Disability in International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198824503
eISBN:
9780191863318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824503.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter starts by outlining the existing models of disability and by relating these models to the Convention. The aim is not to advance debates about the models themselves but to examine the ... More


Dag Hammarskjöld, The Cold War, Development and Africa

Henning Melber

in Dag Hammarskjöld, the United Nations and the Decolonisation of Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190087562
eISBN:
9780190099596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087562.003.0005
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter opens with an overview of how the Cold War entered Africa and its impact on the UN Member States as well as the colonized countries seeking self-determination. It introduces the UN ... More


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