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Law and Practice of the United Nations

Simon Chesterman, Ian Johnstone, and David M. Malone


This book combines primary materials with expert commentary, demonstrating the interaction between law and practice in the UN organization, as well as the possibilities and limitations of multilateral institutions in general. Each chapter begins with a short introductory essay by the authors that describes how the documents that follow illustrate a set of legal, institutional, and political issues relevant to the practice of diplomacy and the development of public international law through the United Nations. This second edition updates the materials in the first edition and introduces new fea ... More

Keywords: United Nations, international law, international organizations, international relations, diplomacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199399482
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199399482.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simon Chesterman, author
Dean and Professor, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law

Ian Johnstone, author
Professor of International Law, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

David M. Malone, author
Rector, and Under-Secretary-General of the UN, United Nations University, Tokyo