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An Institutional Approach to the Responsibility to Protect

ISBN13: 9781316603437
Published: June 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2013)
Price: £35.00
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781107036444

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Covering the main political organs of the UN, important regional and security organizations, international judicial institutions and the regional human rights protection systems, An Institutional Approach to the Responsibility to Protect examines the roles and responsibilities of the international community regarding the responsibility to protect.

It also proposes improvements to the current system of collective security and human rights protection.

Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Part I. Theoretical and Practical Perspectives on the Responsibility to Protect:
1. The coining and evolution of responsibility to protect: the protection responsibilities of the state Diana Amneus
2. Non-state actors Raphael van Steenberghe
3. Peacekeeping operations Susan C. Breau

Part II. The United Nations System: 4. The Security Council Terry D. Gill
5. The General Assembly Cedric Ryngaert and Hanne Cuyckens
6. The Secretary-General Nicholas Turner
7. The UN Human Rights Council Lyal S. Sunga
8. The International Law Commission Arnold Pronto

Part III. Regional and Security Organisations:
9. The European Union Daniel Fiott and Marie Vincent
10. The African Union Solomon A. Dersso
11. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations Noel M. Morada
12. The Organisation of American States Paulo de Tarso Lugon Arantes
13. The Arab League Mahasen Aljaghoub, Ibrahim M. Aljazy and Maysa S. Bydoon
14. The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe Dennis J. D. Sandole
15. The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Jody M. Prescott

Part IV. International Courts and Tribunals:
16. The International Court of Justice Gentian Zyberi
17. The United Nations Criminal Tribunals for Yugoslavia and for Rwanda Niki Frencken and Goran Sluiter
18. The International Criminal Court Michael Contarino and Melinda Negron-Gonzales

Part V. Regional Human Rights Protection Mechanisms:
19. The European System of Human Rights Rhona Smith and Conall Mallory
20. The Inter-American System of Human Rights O. Hilaire Sobers
21. The African System of Human Rights Frans Viljoen

Part VI. Concluding Remarks:
22. Sharing the responsibility to protect: getting from promise to practice Gentian Zyberi.