pioneered and concretely established the idea of international organization as a way to conduct relations between sovereign states. The United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU) both have three chapters devoted to them and the subject matter of these chapters is sensibly allotted. The three chapters
and challenges that face humanitarian intervenors without putting off young would-be humanitarians as a result. One of the most admirable qualities in this book is the evident commitment of the authors to their subject, and their honest endeavour to describe it 'warts and all' while continuing to hold
early lead and the Chinese engage in 'flanking manoeuvres intended to conceal their real objective' (p.87). The next four chapters subject the reader to much of the same by focusing one's attention on topics such as: negotiating tactics, roles of authority, problem-oriented approaches versus
19. In planning peace operations, the provision of humanitarian assistance should be considered, having regard to the expected role of other actors in this field and the principles set out below. 20. Whenever humanitarian assistance is provided, it must be subject to the prin- ciples of humanity
Preamble to the Act clearly stated the tensions at play.
…whereas no man may be forejudged of life or limb, or subjected to any kind of punishment by martial law, or in any other manner than by the judgment of his peers and according to the known and established laws of this realm; yet nevertheless, it
1. Introduction The question of the involvement of regional organizations in international peacekeeping has become a major subject of discussions during recent years. While some regional organizations have already gained some experiences in this field (e.g. ECOWAS in Liberia), the CSCE/OSCE, so
Gazeta of 30 June 1995). The contents of the Law can be sum- marized as follows: Chapter 1: General provisions Article 1 contains the subject of the Law as reflected in its official title (see supra). According to Article 2 the Law con- cerns peace-keeping operations and other measures, undertaken by the
itself, which mainly refer to Russian newspapers and journals. Thus, major parts of the bibliography appear to be somewhat unrelated to the subject of the report. After a short introduction, the first part starts with some factual information on the specific Russian view on peacekeeping operations. The
are to be permitted to have appropriate contact with the outside world including family members as soon as reasonably practicable. Such contact is subject to reasonable conditions relating to maintaining security and good order in the detention facility and other security considerations.
be certain to be parties to an armed conflict, these groups constitute, in terms of interna- tional humanitarian law, civilians, but they are not protected civilians as and to the extent that they take part in hostilities. They are not bound by international humanitarian law, but are subject to the