Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words POWERS OF THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL.

  1. 1. The Legal Rights for Enforcement Action in the United Nations and for Individual States : A historical assessment of the powers and legalities of the Security Council, General Assembly and individual states in upholding international peace and security through coercive measures

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Fabian Jahn Högler; [2021]
    Keywords : public international law; international law; legal history; UN; United Nations; responsibility to protect; veto; Security Council; General Assembly;

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  2. 2. The Relationship Between Third-Party Countermeasures and the Security Council’s Chapter VII Powers: Enforcing Obligations Erga Omnes in International Law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Amanda Bills; [2019]
    Keywords : public international law; state responsibility law; countermeasures; third-party countermeasures; obligations erga omnes; Security Council; Chapter VII; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis has examined the relationship between third-party countermeasures under the law of state responsibility and UN Security Council enforcement measures under Chapter VII of the UN Charter. Third-party countermeasures are a concept that refers to the use of countermeasures by a state other than the injured state in response to breaches of obligations erga omnes or erga omnes partes, providing states with ‘a necessary middle ground between war and words’ to enforce the obligations of concern to the international community as a whole. READ MORE

  3. 3. Head of State Immunity and International Crimes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Magnus Mannerström; [2015]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Public International Law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the status of the immunity afforded to heads of state for serious international crimes. The central question asked is whether heads of state at the present time can commit international crimes and still be granted impunity. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Responsibility to Protect in Syria. A Motive Analysis of "GIBSA"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Joe Lahoud; [2014-07-01]
    Keywords : R2P; Syria; United Nations; Security Council; Global Governance; Germany; South Africa; Brazil; India; International Principles; International Administration; MENA;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to analyze the motives of emerging global powers in decision-making processes concerned with humanitarian crises, and whether the principle of “Responsibility to Protect” has influenced the decisions of GIBSA in UNresolutions concerned with the Syrian Crisis. GIBSA is an unofficial group comprised of Germany, India, Brazil and South Africa, who were part of the UNSC during 2011- 2012 (Brazil 2010-2011), and strive to gain UNSC permanent membership. READ MORE

  5. 5. Challenges and Responses to the Use of Targeted UN Sanctions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Linnea Karlsson; [2009]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The United Nations (UN) sanctions regime was developed during the 1990's as an instrument to induce compliance with Security Council (SC) resolutions. The use of more comprehensive sanctions was criticised since it resulted in collateral damage including humanitarian distress. READ MORE