The Vicarious Responsibility of the United Nations for 'Unintended Consequences of Peace Operations'
THE 'UNINTENDED' CONSEQUENCES OF PEACE OPERATIONS, Chiyuki Aoi, Cedric de Cooning, Ramesh Thakur, eds., pp. 250-267, United Nations University Press, 2007
15 Pages Posted: 15 Sep 2008
This chapter examines the degree to which the United Nations, as an international organization, will incur responsibility for harm caused during peace operations. It offers a synthetic overview of the key legal issues, examining both the substantive and procedural dimensions of UN accountability.
Keywords: United Nations, accountability, vicarious, responsibility, peace operations, chapter VII, security council, local claims review boards, secretary general, host state
JEL Classification: K33
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