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Securing Human Rights?: Achievements and Challenges of the UN Security Council

Bardo Fassbender


The contributions to this book, which are based on lectures delivered at the Academy of European Law in Florence, take a closer look at the two sides of the United Nations Security Council's involvement in human rights — its efforts to promote and enforce human rights on the one hand, and the imperiling of those same rights by action of the Council meant to maintain or restore international peace and security, on the other hand. The book offers a collection of individual views and appraisals, presented by leading experts in international law, of how the Council has dealt with human rights issu ... More

Keywords: United Nations, Security Council, United Nations Charter, human rights, responsibility to protect, international peace and security, terrorism, targeted sanctions, judicial review, European Court of Justice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199641499
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641499.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bardo Fassbender, editor
Professor of International Law at the Bundeswehr University Munich, Germany