The latest round of conflict between Israel and Hamas raised the spectre of the simmering conflict in the Middle East before the international community again. Whenever the situation escalates as it did in May 2021, analysts and politicians alike ask, “What is the UN doing about it?” The answer is that the UN is constantly working to resolve this conflict, albeit with mixed results.
Dossier: Mind the gap, UN Governance in perspectiveDossiers
Governing the World: United or Divided Nations?
The articles in this dossier, drawn from a selection of established academics and younger scholars, highlight the expanding array of issues and challenges the UN faces as its competencies increase in the face of multiplying threats to the global system.