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This paintings brings jointly a few contributions studying essentially the most urgent concerns within the current international, and indicates methods and techniques to regulate those difficulties. issues lined are the decision-making within the UN safety Council; the placement of the U.S. vis-a-vis the United countries; human rights and fiscal and social improvement; sustainable improvement and human rights, democracy and others. The e-book hopes to steer the coverage and determination makers to take the mandatory motion in the direction of the answer of those difficulties.

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