The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) 2014 Meeting

The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) 2014 Annual Meeting will be hosted on 19-21 June, 2014 by Kadir Has University.

Scholars and experts in relevant fields participating in this meeting entitled “Global Governance: Engaging New Norms and Emerging Challenges” will find the opportunity to address a number of questions concerning the reliability and effectiveness of contemporary global governance.

At the 2014 ACUNS meeting which will be held at Kadir Has University the following topics will be discussed: global conflict and security resolution, political economy, environment and sustainable development, justice and human rights, social issues, and multilateral diplomacy. Participants will seek to find solutions to problems under these headings within such contexts as power and knowledge, agency, architecture, accountability and responsiveness, the strengths, weaknesses, and continuing gaps in global leadership at different levels, newly emerging or fading norms, practices and instruments, and institutional and relational adaptation or stasis.