Malloch Brown began his presentation with the comment that “our world is more integrated…but less governed than it’s ever been before. That paradox is at the heart of international problems.” The issue that we run into now with increasing integration is that institutions are less fit do address the problems that arise. We are in need of global capacity and institutions are often not up to the task. While single organizations seem capable of targeting specific problems, when collaborating they appear reluctant to string patterns together and create solutions.
One of the most important inquiries in the effectiveness of multilateral operations has been into limits on sovereignty around the world. Unequivocally, human rights are too important to leave alone a nation’s sovereignty. In the aftermath and current situations of
In terms of peacekeeping, probably the most important move we can make is to get the
Date: May 7, 2007
Approximate Number of Attendees: 50
Intern Attending: Elysa Severinghaus