The UN Security Council—Boom or Bust |

The UN Security Council—Boom or Bust

Synopsis:

The UN Security Council was granted unique powers in the UN Charter over the use of force and other coercive measures in international relations. It has invoked them with much greater frequency since 1990. But since the UN's failure to prevent war in Iraq in 2003, aspects of the Council's legitimacy and effectiveness increasingly have been questioned. The speaker will touch on dimensions of the Council's work that are new since the end of the Cold War, and will speculate on the Council's role in international relations in the 21st century.

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Speaker(s):

David M. Malone, President, International Development Research Centre of Canada (IDRC)

Date:
Wednesday, 14 January 2009
Time:
12.15 p.m. - 1.30 p.m.
Venue:

Seminar Room 3-5
Level 3, Manasseh Meyer
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
469C Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259772

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