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The Procedure of the UN Security Council

Sydney D. Bailey and Sam Daws

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280736
eISBN:
9780191598746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280734.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Procedure of the UN Security Council is the definitive book of its kind and has been widely used by UN practitioners and scholars for over twenty years. This new revised and ... More


Relations With Other Organs

Sydney D. Bailey and Sam Daws

in The Procedure of the UN Security Council

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280736
eISBN:
9780191598746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280734.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Discusses relations of the UN Security Council with other organs. The first organ discussed is the UN Military Staff Committee, for which a chronology of activities and instructions is given for the ... More


Diplomacy and Debate

Sydney D. Bailey and Sam Daws

in The Procedure of the UN Security Council

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280736
eISBN:
9780191598746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280734.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Looks at diplomacy and debate at the UN Security Council, and the role of procedural rules and practice in these activities. The first four sections of the chapter describe the rules for: the order ... More


The Delegation of Powers to the UN Secretary-General

Dan Sarooshi

in The United Nations and the Development of Collective Security: The Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299349
eISBN:
9780191714702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299349.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The United Nations (UN) Security Council may possess the competence to delegate its Chapter VII powers to the other UN principal organs. In practice, however, the Council has mostly delegated such ... More


Introduction

Manuel Fröhlich and Abiodun Williams

in The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198748915
eISBN:
9780191811609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748915.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter serves as a preface to the subsequent chapters. It discusses the existing literature and refers to the relevant theoretical frameworks. At the beginning, four points of contact between ... More


The Procedure of the UN Security Council

Loraine Sievers and Sam Daws

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199685295
eISBN:
9780191803741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199685295.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This text is a revised edition of this book and contains new material documenting the extensive and rapid innovations in the UN Security Council’s procedures of the past two decades. The book ... More


Trygve Lie, 1946–1953

Ellen Jenny Ravndal

in The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198748915
eISBN:
9780191811609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748915.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores all aspects of Trygve Lie’s interaction with the Security Council, beginning with his appointment process and the negotiation of the relative domains of the Council and the ... More


Kurt Waldheim, 1972–1981

Kent J. Kille

in The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198748915
eISBN:
9780191811609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748915.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Kurt Waldheim is recognized as a subservient office-holder who bent to the will of the Great Powers. Waldheim’s individual decision-making and engagement with Security Council decisions was largely ... More


A Comment on the Current Health of Advisory Opinions From 50 years of the International Court of Justice: Essays in honour of Sir Robert Jennings

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0077
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

There are several matters relating to Advisory Opinions under consideration in the United Nations (UN). There is debate as to whether the UN Secretary-General should be given authorisation under ... More


Boutros Boutros-Ghali, 1992–1996

Adekeye Adebajo

in The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198748915
eISBN:
9780191811609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748915.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Egyptian scholar-diplomat Boutros Boutros-Ghali’s relationship with the UN Security Council was a difficult one, resulting eventually in him earning the unenviable record of being the only ... More


Kofi Annan, 1997–2006

Abiodun Williams

in The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198748915
eISBN:
9780191811609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748915.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The decade of Kofi Annan’s tenure as Secretary-General of the United Nations (1997–2006) was a tumultuous point in world affairs, characterized by dramatic events such as the 9/11 terrorist attacks ... More


Dag Hammarskjöld, 1953–1961

Manuel Fröhlich

in The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198748915
eISBN:
9780191811609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748915.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Dag Hammarskjöld’s term in office stands for an expansion of the UN’s activities for the maintenance of international peace and security. Despite the constraints of the Cold War, new tools for ... More


Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, 1982–1991

Álvaro de Soto

in The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198748915
eISBN:
9780191811609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748915.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When Javier Pérez de Cuéllar came to office in 1982 the threat of nuclear annihilation had receded but the collegiality among the Security Council’s permanent members was still absent. The scope for ... More


Secretary-General’s Office

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the role of the UN Secretary-General (SG) and of his Executive Office (EOSG) in the Rwandan genocide. It situates the peacekeeping operation within the context of the enthusiasm ... More


Morality

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces the link between the muscular approach to peacekeeping advocated by Boutros-Ghali early in his term, the ‘moral’ purpose he attached to his role as Secretary-General, his ... More


U Thant, 1961–1971

Bernard J. Firestone

in The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198748915
eISBN:
9780191811609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748915.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

U Thant assumed the position of Acting Secretary-General with the office under assault from the Soviet Union, Cold War tensions escalating, and the UN mired in an inconclusive peacekeeping mission in ... More


Conclusion

Manuel Fröhlich and Abiodun Williams

in The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198748915
eISBN:
9780191811609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748915.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Conclusion returns to the guiding questions introduced in the Introduction, looking at the way in which the book’s chapters answered them. As such, it identifies recurring themes, experiences, ... More


Ban Ki-moon, 2007–2016

Richard Gowan

in The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198748915
eISBN:
9780191811609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748915.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During Ban Ki-moon’s tenure, the Security Council was shaken by P5 divisions over Kosovo, Georgia, Libya, Syria, and Ukraine. Yet it also continued to mandate and sustain large-scale peacekeeping ... More


Renovating the Principal Organs of the United Nations

Vesselin Popovski

in Just Security in an Undergoverned World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198805373
eISBN:
9780191843440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805373.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter critically examines the process of reform of three principal organs of the United Nations: the General Assembly, the Security Council, and the Secretariat. It discusses the shortcomings ... More


Bureaucracy

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the origins of the bureaucratic confrontation between DPA and DPKO in the early 1990s. It argues that while both Pérez de Cuéllar and Boutros-Ghali wanted to strengthen their ... More


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