• A special issue of Ethics & International Affairs “The United Nations at Seventy-Five: Looking Back to Look Forward” has been published to mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of the United Nations.
  • Guest-edited by ACUNS member Margaret P. Karns, the collection contains articles by numerous ACUNS members and authors include David Malone and Adam Day; Ellen J. Ravndal; Ramesh Thakur; Susanna P. Campbell; Devaki Jain; Bertrand Ramcharan; Maria Ivanova; Karns, Kirsten Haack, and Jean-Pierre Murray; and Sophie Harman.
  • Full issue open access is available for a limited time courtesy of Cambridge University Press.

The United Nations at Seventy-Five: Looking Back to Look Forward

  • Introduction: Looking Back to Look Forward
    • Margaret P. Karns
  • Taking Measure of the UN’s Legacy at Seventy-Five
    • David M. Malone, Adam Day
  • A Guardian of the UN Charter: The UN Secretary-General at Seventy-Five
    • Ellen J. Ravndal
  • The United Nations and the North-South Partnership: Connecting the Past to the Future
    • Ramesh Thakur
  • UN Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding: Progress and Paradox in Local Ownership
    • Susanna P. Campbell
  • Human Rights in the Seventy-Fifth Year of the UN
    • Bertrand Ramcharan
  • Fighting Fire with a Thermometer? Environmental Efforts of the United Nations
    • Maria Ivanova
  • Where the UN Has Failed to Live Up to Its Mission: Looking Back to Look Forward
    • Devaki Jain
  • The United Nations at Seventy-Five: Where Are the Women in The United Nations Now?
    • Kirsten Haack, Margaret P. Karns, Jean-Pierre Murray
  • COVID-19, the UN, and Dispersed Global Health Security
    • Sophie Harman


  • Information, Privacy, and Just War Theory
    • Jack McDonald

Review Essay

  • Freedom and Justice in Trade Governance
    • Sarah C. Goff