Web-based Book Club
Join us in discussing the book, "Transforming the United Nations System: Designs for a Workable World" by Dr. Joseph E. Schwartzberg, distinguished international professor emeritus, University of Minnesota. You are not required to have read previous chapters in order to join the discussion.
One book chapter covered each month. Each session is video recorded. You can view previous book club sessions below.
Each live session lasts for 90 minutes, beginning at noon ET, 11am CT, 10am MT, 9am PT.
To join, contact Nancy Dunlavy who will provide the call-in information.
Session #9: Towards a Sustainable Planet and an Expanded Common Heritage (chapter 13)
Saturday, February 9, 2019
moderated by J. Drake Hamilton, Science Policy Director, Fresh Energy
Study and Discussion Guide, Unit 13
Session #10: A Strengthened Judicial System (chapter 7, including the ICC)
Saturday, March 9, 2019
moderated by Evan Freund
Study and Discussion Guide, Unit 7
Session #11 (final): Getting There (chapter 15)
Will include updates from various active UN reform campaigns, such as UN2020 and Together First
Saturday, April 13, 2019
moderated by TBD
Study and Discussion Guide, Unit 15
Session #2: Reform of the General Assembly
Saturday, April 14th, 2018
moderated by David C. Oughton, Ph.D., Associate Professor, St. Louis University
Session #4: Reform of the Security Council
Saturday, June 9, 2018
moderated by Maria Florencia Gor, Communications, Workable World Trust
Session #6: The Problem of Funding
Saturday, October 13, 2018
moderated by Ron Glossop, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Session #7: A Credible Human Rights System
Saturday, November 17, 2018
moderated by Dena Freeman, Deputy Director, One World