Editor: Ivan Šimonović

Publisher: IRMO

Year: 1999

ISBN 953-6096-13-7

Table of Contents



Articulating Interests in a Changing World

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the General Debate of the 53rd General Assembly

I. Peace and security

1. Maintenance of peace and security and post-conflict peace building
2. The situation in Croatia
3. The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina
4. The situation in Kosovo
5. Cooperation between the United Nations and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe
6. Letters to the President of the Security Council

II. Peacekeeping and Disarmament

1. Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects
2. General debate on disarmament and international security
3. General and complete disarmament
4. Assistance in mine clearance

III. Economic and Social Development

1. General debate on economic and financial questions
2. Global financial integration and development and recent issues
3. Developments since the Uruguay Round, implications, opportunities and challenges, in particular for the developing countries and the least developed among them, in the context of globalisation and liberalisation
4. Integration of the economies in transition into the world economy
5. Implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development
6. Report of the Economic and Social Council
7. Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development
8. Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups
9. Initiation of the overall review of the implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development

IV. Human Rights

1. Fiftieth Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
2. Implementation of the Vienna Platform of Action
3. Human rights questions
4. Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: questions relating to refugees and displaced persons and humanitarian questions
5. Implementation of the Beijing Platform of Action on the Advancement of Women
6. Advancement of women
7. Initial Report of the Republic of Croatia to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

V. Budget Reform and Human Resources

1. Scale of assessments for the apportionment of the expenses of the United Nations
2. United Nations reform: measures and proposals
3. Human resources management

VI. Protection and Advancement of International Law

1. Establishment of an international criminal court
2. Report of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991
3. 20th Special Session of the General Assembly Devoted to the World Drug Problem
4. Measures to eliminate international terrorism
5. Report of the International Law Commission on the work of it fiftieth session: Nationality to the Relation to the Succession of States
6. Oceans and the law of the sea
7. Letter to the President of the Security Council on the issue of succession

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