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Sikina Jinnah

Sikina Jinnah is Assistant Professor of International Relations in the Global Environmental Politics Program at American University’s School of International Service.

Titles by This Author

Secretariat Influence in Global Environmental Governance

Secretariats—the administrative arms of international treaties—-would seem simply to do the bidding of member states. And yet, Sikina Jinnah argues in Post-Treaty Politics, secretariats can play an important role in world politics. On paper, secretariats collect information, communicate with state actors, and coordinate diplomatic activity. In practice, they do much more. As Jinnah shows, they can influence the allocation of resources, structures of interstate cooperation, and the power relationships between states.