How do the members of the United Nations Security Council make use of the United Nations Charter? How much room is there for creativity and when? These are questions all states contemplating a run for Security Council nomination should ask themselves. This article reveals recent practice in the Security Council through a series of interviews conducted at the seat of the United Nations in New York and puts this practice in a historical perspective. The resulting complex picture of the Security Council and its permanent and non-permanent members is of interest to diplomats in New York and national capitals as well as international lawyers more generally.
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Burri: The United Nations Charter, the Security Council, and Creativity
Thomas Burri (Univ. of St. Gallen - Law) has posted The United Nations Charter, the Security Council, and Creativity. Here's the abstract: