The UN Security Council: From a 20th century relic to effective security governance

The UN Security Council: From a 20th century relic to effective security governance Jakkie Cilliers February 2018, 28 pages The urgently needed UN Security Council reform has been stuck for decades. Without a far-reaching structural change that includes the end of permanent seats and the veto, the Council is fading into irrelevance. But at a…

After 50 Years of UN Sanctions, Is the System Broken?

by Enrico Carisch and Loraine Rickard-Martin December 1, 2017 Muammar el-Qaddafi, the Libyan leader, at an African Union conference in Addis Ababa, February 2009. Steps to calm Libya’s violent Arab Spring protests in 2011 through dialogue were stopped cold by a UN Security Council resolution, the authors say. (US NAVY, JESSE B. AWALT/CREATIVE COMMONS  …