Eroding the United Nations Charter

Eroding the United Nations Charter

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The book reflects events and developments that took place prior to the summer of 1990, during the period marked by global confrontation between the two major power blocs of those days. That confrontation found one of its strongest expressions in the United Nations, and was largely responsible for the deterioration of the legal-constitutional climate within the UN.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 286 pages
  • 162 x 242 x 22mm | 579.99g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1993 ed.
  • 0792320697
  • 9780792320692

Table of contents

Introduction 1. 'Masters of Their Own Procedure.' 2. Indonesia's Return to the United Nations. 3. Abuse of the Credentials Procedure in the United Nations General Assembly. 4. PLO Participation on the Work of the United Nations. 5. Who killed Article 12 of the United Nations Charter? 6. The Seventh Emergency Special Session of the UN General Assembly: An Exercise in Procedural Abuse. 7. UN General Assembly Meetings held outside New York. 8. Presiding Officers at the United Nations and the Duty of Impartiality. 9. Obligatory Abstention in the Security Council (Article 27 (3) of the Charter.). 10. The Composition of the Trusteeship Council. 11. Charter Transformation through Subsequent Practice? Bibliography. Index.
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