Britain’s foreign policy needs to invest in the United Nations. Keeping Britain Global is a report that calls for just that: a joined-up approach to the UK’s role in the world
With a foreword from António Guterres, this report is the fourth in a series of UNA-UK publications on the post-2015 development agenda.
Climate and development
With a foreword from Ban Ki-moon, this report is the third in a series of UNA-UK publications on the post-2015 development agenda.
UNA-UK has released a major report on the new climate framework, due to be agreed by UN member states in December this year.
UNA-UK has released its second major report on the post-2015 development framework. Building on the first edition, this new publication shifts the focus from ‘what’ to ‘how’, as the international community enters its final year of deliberations on the framework.
Global Development Goals: Leaving no one behind considers the context in which the Millennium Development Goals were developed, assesses progress to date, offers views on achieving the 2015 targets, and provides insights into the creation of the post-2015 agenda.
Aimed at scholars, practitioners and interested observers, the publication explores the effects and implications of the political uprisings that have swept the Middle East and North Africa.
Nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation
UNA-UK's second Towards Zero briefing report, by Mark Fitzpatrick, examines the prospects for establishing a Middle East zone free from weapons of mass destruction.
UNA-UK's first Towards Zero briefing paper, by Professor John Simpson, examines whether the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty is fit for purpose.
Human rights and the Responsibility to Protect (R2P)
This report focuses on how the UK Government can work to prevent genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing.
UNA-UK’s first Responsibility to Protect (R2P) briefing paper examines the emergence, current status and future implementation of the R2P norm, and was written by Professor Alex J. Bellamy.
In 2008, the United Nations initiated a year of human rights learning to mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In the UK, UNA-UK teamed up with UNESCO Associated Schools to produce materials to help secondary school teachers and students explore human rights together.