United Nations Sanctions and the Rule of Law

United Nations Sanctions and the Rule of Law

by Jeremy Matam Farrall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521878020

ISBN-13: 9780521878029

Pub. Date: 11/30/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The United Nations Security Council has increasingly resorted to sanctions as part of its efforts to prevent and resolve conflict. In this 2007 book, Farrall traces the evolution of the Security Council's sanctions powers and charts the contours of the UN sanctions system. He also evaluates the extent to which the Security Council's increasing commitment to

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Overview

The United Nations Security Council has increasingly resorted to sanctions as part of its efforts to prevent and resolve conflict. In this 2007 book, Farrall traces the evolution of the Security Council's sanctions powers and charts the contours of the UN sanctions system. He also evaluates the extent to which the Security Council's increasing commitment to strengthening the rule of law extends to its sanctions practice. The book identifies shortcomings in respect of key rule of law principles and advances pragmatic policy-reform proposals designed to ensure that UN sanctions promote, strengthen and reinforce the rule of law. In its appendices United Nations Sanctions and the Rule of Law contains summaries of all 25 UN sanctions regimes established to date by the Security Council. It forms an invaluable source of reference for diplomats, policymakers, scholars and advocates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521878029
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2007
Series:
Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law Series, #56
Pages:
574
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.46(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Setting the Scene: 1. Introducing UN sanctions; 2. Towards a pragmatic rule of law model for UN sanctions; Part II. The Evolution of the UN Sanctions Framework: 3. From Aegina to Abyssinia - a prehistory of UN sanctions; 4. Sanctions under the UN charter; Part III. UN Sanctions in Practice: 5. Establishing the legal basis for sanctions - identifying threats and invoking Chapter VII; 6. Delineating the scope of sanctions and identifying targets; 7. Fine-tuning sanctions: setting objectives, applying time-limits and minimising negative consequences; 8. Delegating responsibility for sanctions administration and monitoring; Part IV. Strengthening the Rule of Law: 9. Rule of law weaknesses in the UN sanctions system; 10. Strengthening the rule of law performance of the UN sanctions system; 11. Concluding remarks; Appendix 1. Summary of policy recommendations; Appendix 2. Summaries of UN sanctions regimes; Appendix 3. Tables.

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