"Using a theatrical metaphor, this book describes the enormous and skilful organization required by the UN to create an effective international regime, producing the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, The Kyoto Protocol and the subsequent Bonn and Marrakesh Accords. It identifies six key elements that determine the necessary condition for successful outcomes"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -252) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Introduction 2. The organization of global negotiations 3. The challenges of the climate change negotiations 4. Presiding officers 5. Bureaux 6. The secretariat 7. Rules for the conduct of business 8. Decision-making rules 9. Negotiating arenas 10. Complementary forums : workshops, roundtables and others 11. Texts 12. Time management 13. The political and the technical : ministerial input 14. Participation by non-governmental organizations 15. Conclusions : twelve key insights.