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Responses to world order 1


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  • Hello adrian, my name is robert mugabe and i would like to thank you.
    your excellent summarys of world order has given me the knowledge needed to circumvent any attempts to bring me to justice.
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  • 1. Responses to World Order
  • 2. Role of the Nation-State and State Sovereignty
    • Treaties are the primary source of law
    • Countries can agree or reject treaties that maintain peace and security
  • 3.
    • However, the UNSC can intervene if there is a ‘threat to peace’
    • The UNSC can deliver a humanitarian intervention. It can be difficult to get the ‘Permanent Five’ to agree (China and the Darfur region)
  • 4. Theme and Challenge Time
    • Theme:• the effectiveness of legal and non-legal responses in promoting and maintaining world order.
      • The Permanent Five are often unwilling to carry out the intervention (military force)
      • Asking other nations to supply military force is often denied (supporting USA in Iraq)
      • Peacekeeping forces can be used but only after internal fighting has stopped
  • 5. The Role of United Nations
    • The UN Charter: We the peoples of the United Nations determined -
      • to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war
      • to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights
      • to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties
  • 6.
    • Remember notes from Human Rights
    • 192 members, 5 major organs
    • The UN also has other agencies in Vienna, The Hague and Geneva
    The Structure of the UN
  • 7. UN Security Council
    • 15 members at one time, permanent 5 and 10 rotating members for two year terms
    • 9 members need to agree for UN action, including all 5 permanent members
    • The UNSC has the power to issue sanctions, arms embargoes and collective military action
  • 8.  
  • 9. Veto Power...... effective????
  • 10. Which areas of the world are not part of the P5?
  • 11. Libyan Leader: Muammar Gaddafi
  • 12.
    • A geographical formula is used to make up the 10 non-permanent members. There must be:
      • 3 African
      • 2 Asian
      • 1 Eastern European
      • 2 Western European
      • 2 Latin American
  • 13. Australia pushing for inclusion on the UNSC