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Curbing the security council’s powers: thinking the unthinkable?

Qanet, Ghulam Mohammad and Ishan Jan, Mohammad Naqib and Ahmad, Muhamad Hassan and Masum, Ahmad and Nafees, Seeni Mohamed (2021) Curbing the security council’s powers: thinking the unthinkable? In: 1ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES 2021, 02 - 03 April 2021, Virtual. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Background: The expending role of the United Nations Security Council not only as a global executive organ but also as a quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial body has led many commentators to pose various questions pertinent to its future direction. In view of that, many countries including even high-ranking UN officials as well as numerous commentators are calling for its reform. Objective: Accordingly, this paper aims to examine how the Security Council’s powers have been evolving especially after the Cold War and the challenges its faces along with the expansion of powers. Methodology: This paper employs the qualitative research method in order to achieve its objective. Results and conclusion: It is opposed that there is a need to form an international committee at the UN level to look for the possible avenue to make it more efficient in ensuring international peace and security with impartiality and lack of prejudices among the global powers.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Collective Security System; International Peace and Security; United Nations; Security Council; International Court of Justice
Subjects: K Law > KZ Law of Nations
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws
Depositing User: Dr. Muhamad Hassan Ahmad
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2021 10:56
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2021 10:56
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/90180

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