The United Nations Collective Security System in the 21st Century: Increased Decentralization Through Regionalization and Reliance on Self-Defence

in Hp Hestermeyer Et Al (Eds), Coexistence, Cooperation and Solidarity. Liber Amicorum RĂ¼diger Wolfrum (Martinus Nijhoff, 2012), 1553-1568

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Erika De Wet

Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria

Date Written: July 1, 2011

Abstract

The article analyzes the evolution of the notion of collective self-defence under the influence of the development of regional organizations and the expansion of self-defence in late 20th century/early 21st century.

Keywords: UN Charter, self-defence, use of force, collective security, regional organizations, R2P

JEL Classification: K33

Suggested Citation

De Wet, Erika, The United Nations Collective Security System in the 21st Century: Increased Decentralization Through Regionalization and Reliance on Self-Defence (July 1, 2011). in Hp Hestermeyer Et Al (Eds), Coexistence, Cooperation and Solidarity. Liber Amicorum RĂ¼diger Wolfrum (Martinus Nijhoff, 2012), 1553-1568, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2279321

Erika De Wet (Contact Author)

Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria ( email )

Physical Address Economic and Management Sciences
Pretoria, Gauteng 0002
South Africa

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