Preliminary Objections

Author: D. Ciobanu
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401013640
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Procedure At International Conferences

Author: Robbie Sabel
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521545556
Size: 59.55 MB
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Examines the rules of procedure for the conduct of business at international conferences and assemblies of inter-governmental organisations.

The United Nations And The Maintenance Of International Peace And Security

Author: N. D. White
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719032271
Size: 78.66 MB
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Distributed in the US and Canada by St. Martin's Press, this study examines from a legal and political perspective, the powers, practices and effectiveness of the UN. It focuses on the role of the Security Council, the General Assembly, and the peacekeeping forces authorized by the UN, exploring the political constraints that limit the UN's effectiveness and the evolving division of responsibility between the Council and the Assembly. The book went to press before the Aug. 1990 invasion of Kuwait. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Collective Security

Author: Alexander Orakhelashvili
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199579849
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This is the first comprehensive study of the role, powers and functions of international institutions in the area of peace and security, including both inter-state wars and crises and intra-state situations such as civil wars and serious violations of the rights of individuals and peoples. It examines collective security as one single system consisting of the United Nations and regional security institutions, the foundation of which is laid in Chapter VIII of the UN Charter. The operation of this single system involves multiple ways of interaction between institutions, ranging from collaboration to confrontation. This study draws on the principles that determine the competence of collective security institutions and provide both the guidance for inter-institutional interaction and the criteria of legitimacy of decisions by the relevant institution. The treatment of this area, and of collective security as a whole, is premised on the consensual imperative that allows extending institutional powers only so far as states have delegated these powers to institutions. This impacts not only on which basis institutions can take action, but also the legal consequences of that action, including the issues of responsibility, judicial review, and implementation of institutional decisions by states--Publisher description.