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Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht

The UN Security Council Members' Responsibility to Protect

A Legal Analysis

Authors: Kolb, Andreas S.

  • Contributes to a fuller picture of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) concept from the perspective of international lawFocuses on the individual UN Security Council members as key actors when it comes to taking collective international action to prevent atrocitiesExamines different sources of written and unwritten international law and explains in detail the theoretical and methodological guidelines which the analysis follows

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This book examines the hard legal core, if any, of the “Responsibility to Protect (R2P)” concept with regard to the commitment to take collective action through the UN Security Council. It addresses the question of whether public international law establishes a duty on the part of the individual Security Council members to collectively take the necessary action to prevent atrocities (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and ethnic cleansing). To this end, it offers an interpretation of provisions in multilateral conventions, such as the undertaking to prevent genocide in Article 1 of the Genocide Convention and the undertaking to ensure respect for the Geneva Conventions in common Article 1 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions, analyses the UN Charter framework for Security Council action, and explores whether the recognition of the international responsibility to protect has prompted the emergence of a new norm for general international law.

Table of contents (1 chapters)

  • Multilateral Debates on R2P and the Protection of Civilians, and Their Impact on General and Treaty Law

    Andreas S. Kolb

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eBook $189.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-662-55644-3
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Hardcover $249.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-662-55643-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The UN Security Council Members' Responsibility to Protect
Book Subtitle
A Legal Analysis
Authors
Series Title
Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht
Series Volume
274
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V., to be exercised by Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-55644-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-55644-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-662-55643-6
Series ISSN
0172-4770
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 626
Number of Illustrations and Tables
3 b/w illustrations
Topics