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The United Nations and the principles of international law

essays in memory of Michael Akehurst

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations.,
  • International law.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Vaughan Lowe and Colin Warbrick.
    ContributionsAkehurst, Michael Barton., Lowe, A. V., Warbrick, Colin, 1943-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1977 .U42584 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination266 p. ;
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1405250M
    ISBN 100415084415
    LC Control Number93013456

    The United Nations and the Principles of International Law: Essays in Memory of Michael Akehurst eBook: Lowe, Vaughan, Warbrick, Colin: : Kindle StoreManufacturer: Routledge. Get this from a library! The United Nations and the principles of international law: essays in memory of Michael Akehurst. [Michael Barton Akehurst; A V Lowe; Colin Warbrick;] -- Reconsiders the UN's Declaration of Principles of International Law Governing Friendly Relations Between States in the light of new problems of conflict resolution since

    These three principles are inter-related and mutually reinforcing: Consent of the parties Impartiality Non-use of force except in self-defence and defence of the mandate 1. Consent of the parties UN peacekeeping operations are deployed with the consent of the main parties to the conflict. This requires a commitment by the parties to a political process. Early history. Basic concepts of international law such as treaties can be traced back thousands of years. Early examples of treaties include around BC an agreement between the rulers of the city-states of Lagash and Umma in Mesopotamia, inscribed on a stone block, setting a prescribed boundary between their two states. Around BC, an agreement was signed between Ramses II of Egypt.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxvi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Foundations of international law --Actors of international law --International law creation --International dispute resolution --International law compliance and coercion --Rules on state responsibility --Foreign relations law of the United States --Exercise of . Part I: The Evolution of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations 13 Chapter 1 The Normative Framework for United Nations Peacekeeping Operations 14 Section The Charter of the United Nations 17 Section Human Rights 19 Section International Humanitarian Law 20 Section Security Council Mandates 21File Size: 1MB.


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