Regional Organisations and Arrangements and Their Relationship with the United Nations: The Case of the African Union

Marc Weller (Ed), The Oxford Handbook on the Use of Force (OUP 2013), Forthcoming

15 Pages Posted: 16 Jun 2013

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Erika De Wet

Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria

Date Written: April 14, 2013

Abstract

The contribution analysis the relationship between the UNSC and the AU in peace enforcement operations in Africa. It pays specific reference to the relationship of Article 4(h) of the AU Constitutive Act with Art 53 of the UN Charter. It also analyzes the peace operations undertaken by the AU to date.

Keywords: use of force, R2P, regional organizations, African Union, United Nations Security Council, peace-enforcement

JEL Classification: K33

Suggested Citation

De Wet, Erika, Regional Organisations and Arrangements and Their Relationship with the United Nations: The Case of the African Union (April 14, 2013). Marc Weller (Ed), The Oxford Handbook on the Use of Force (OUP 2013), Forthcoming . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2279555

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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