Download The Organization of American States (Global Organizations) by Barbara Lee Bloom PDF

By Barbara Lee Bloom

Show description

Read or Download The Organization of American States (Global Organizations) PDF

Similar government & business books

Essays in Transportation Economics and Policy: A Handbook in Honor of John R. Meyer

This survey of transportation financial coverage will pay homage to "Techniques of Transportation making plans" through John R. Meyer. It covers the elemental analytic equipment utilized in transportation economics and coverage research, makes a speciality of the car, and covers key city public transportation matters.

State subsidies in the global economy

If unfastened alternate is simple and worthy, why are nationwide governments nonetheless subsidizing their industries with various zeal? utilizing figures from ecu Union individuals, the quantity highlights the conditional results of globalization, asset specificity, and household associations. faraway from being impotent, democratic states face politically robust pressures to proceed to guard social actors from the vagaries of the worldwide industry.

Private Governance: Creating Order in Economic and Social Life

From the 1st inventory markets of Amsterdam,London, and manhattan to the billions of digital trade transactions this present day, privately produced and enforced monetary rules are extra universal, more desirable, and extra promising than regularly thought of. In deepest Governance, renowned economist Edward Stringham offers case stories of many of the varieties of inner most enforcement, self-governance, or self-regulation between inner most teams or members that fill a void that govt enforcement can't.

The Politics of Democratization in Hong Kong

An research of the politics of transition in Hong Kong, concentrating on the tug-of-war among China and Britain on democratization, and at the interactions among the more and more politically lively humans of Hong Kong and the democratizing colonial regime. The successes and screw ups of British coverage on account that 1984, and the overlooked possibilities to democratize quicker sooner than Governor Patten's appointment in 1992 are tested.

Extra resources for The Organization of American States (Global Organizations)

Sample text

Lleras’s views were supported by some countries, which wished to strengthen COAS to take action. But some states were unwilling to grant the OAS more authority. Mexico, for one, feared the United States would interfere with its national sovereignty through the OAS. Lleras’s frustration was so great that he finally resigned his post at a meeting in 1954 in Caracas, Venezuela. ”11 Cold War fears grew from the 1950s through the 1960s, as the United States remained focused on stopping Communism. The Latin Americans wanted sizable economic aid from the United States.

In addition, many Native American cultures used mind-altering drugs in religious ceremonies or in daily life. With a ready market in the United States, these conditions combine to make it difficult to control the illegal drug trade. Increasing concerns of terrorism have also required the diplomats’ consideration in recent years. With its yearly meetings, the General Assembly sets the policies to deal with major concerns, but it is the secretary-general’s office that undertakes much of the work of solving these problems.

The lawmakers had been kidnapped from a government building in the city of Cali by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). ”14 The OAS performs wide-ranging missions, both large and small, through its many institutions. As its charter changed, 40 41 42 the Organization of American States both its activities and structure altered. Today the major bodies include the General Assembly and the General Secretariat, with the support from the Permanent Council, Inter-American Council for Integral Development, and the Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.02 of 5 – based on 42 votes