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United Nations Sanctions and the Rule of Law

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ISBN-10: 0521878020

ISBN-13: 9780521878029

Edition: 2007

Authors: Jeremy Matam Farrall

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The United Nations Security Council has increasingly resorted to sanctions as part of its efforts to prevent and resolve conflict. United Nations Sanctions and the Rule of Law traces the evolution of the Security Council's sanctions powers and charts the contours of the UN sanctions system. It also evaluates the extent to which the Security Council's increasing commitment to strengthening the rule of law extends to its sanctions practice. It 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…    
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Book details

List price: $165.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/13/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 574
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Setting the scene
Introducing UN sanctions
Towards a pragmatic rule of law model for UN sanctions
The evolution of the UN sanctions framework
From Aegina to Abyssinia: a prehistory of UN sanctions
Sanctions under the UN Charter
UN sanctions in practice
Establishing the legal basis for sanctions: identifying threats and invoking Chapter VII
Delineating the scope of sanctions and identifying targets
Fine-tuning sanctions: setting objectives, applying time-limits and minimising negative consequences
Delegating responsibility for sanctions administration and monitoring
Strengthening the rule of law
Rule of law weaknesses in the UN sanctions system
Strengthening the rule of law performance of the UN sanctions system
Concluding remarks
Summary of policy recommendations
Summaries of UN sanctions regimes