Carving out a new role: the UIA after the Second World War

Nico Randeraad, Philip Post

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The chapter explores the ways in which the Union of International Associations tried to carve out its distinct, allegedly non-political, role in the postwar world. On the one hand, the Union emphasized its ‘technical’ and supporting role, which came to the fore in studies on the history and present-day practice of international meetings, while on the other hand, behind the scenes, its board members and staff were campaigning for subsidies, and striking deals with governments and private institutions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Organizations and Global Civil Society
Subtitle of host publicationHistories of the Union of International Associations
EditorsDaniel Laqua, Wouter Van Acker, Christophe Verbruggen
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBloomsbury Academic
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)978-1-350-05563-6
Publication statusPublished - 4 Apr 2019

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