Essays Tagged: "International Court of Justice"

United Nations

ith varying political views and social systems have a voice and vote in shaping the policies of the international community. The year 1995 marks the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Organization.The UN has ... .The UN has six main organs, listed below. All are based at UN Headquarters in New York, except the International Court of Justice, which is located at The Hague, Netherlands.The General AssemblyThe G ...

(17 pages) 363 1 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

An argument for the validity of International Law as a governing body between nations.

nciples governing the affairs of a community and enforced by a political authority; a legal system: international law.b.The condition of social order and justice created by adherence to such a system: ... ted legislation.In this paper I will attempt to shed some light on this matter as to whether or not International Law is congruent with the definition by examining portions of our International Law st ...

(5 pages) 231 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

United Nations.

pose of the United Nations is to bring all nations of the world together to work in cooperation for international peace and security. In fact, the UN has been quite successful in resolving disputes be ... neral Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, the Trusteeship Council, the International Court of Justice, and the Secretariat. Out of these six parts, the General Assembly, t ...

(7 pages) 200 2 2.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

About role of the United Nations in the changing World.

ions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained, and*to promote social progress and better standards of life in ... d live together in peace with one another as good neighbours, and*to unite our strength to maintain international peace and security, and*to ensure, by the acceptance of principles and the institution ...

(16 pages) 424 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security


views will be contrasted throughout the essay) and we will reference specific cases to see how the International Court deals with the claims of this principle.The right to self determination was the ... first article of the United Nations Covenants on Human Rights in 1966, in a period of time when the international peace and security were at risk, and the hallmark of regimes were challenging after th ...

(10 pages) 158 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Does the International Constitutional Legal System Provide for Adequate Means to Address Competing Claims to Self-Determination?

y associated with the right of political independence for nations. Since this period of idealism in international politics, the competing claims to national self-determination have posed serious probl ... d serious problems for the stability and peaceful maintenance of the states-system and thus for the international constitutional legal system. It will be argued throughout this essay that the means pr ...

(7 pages) 70 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

"A pre-emptive strike against a potentially belligerent nation state is a legitimate form of self-defence." Is this a sound policy for the future?

eapons. New threats require new thinking…"A world in which rouge states ('weak nations') and international terrorists ('small groups') threaten the US and other liberal democracies, potentially ... icy? And finally, how practical is pre-emption - is it likely to be effective?In terms of customary international law (the body of law created by practice and precedent over time and distinct from tha ...

(10 pages) 122 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Pavel Krymski 10c 12th/01/05 The United Nations (UNO)

To maintain peace and security, develop friendly relations and solve world problems through international co-operation· To give help or support to the places were needed· ... neral Assembly, The Security council, The Economic and social council, The Trusteeship Council, The international court of justice, The secretary-general· The head of the UNO is based i ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Critical Analysis - Birth of a nation "rosa's story"

"EAST TIMOR: BIRTH OF A NATION"East Timor - Birth of a Nation looks at how a country is born, literally from the ashes, ... literally from the ashes, and how the East Timorese people are working to build a future. In light of this statement, the documentary focuses on a young woman named Rosa, and her struggle in her coun ...

(2 pages) 20 0 2.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Differences between: Legal, Moral and Customary Rights Details on various NGO's that protect and define human rights.

ion. This is the right to make decisions about one's economic, social and cultural development. The International Court of Justice defines it as "The need to pay regard to the freely expressed will of ... ts in that it is primarily concerned with voting for and choosing one's future.2. Outline the major international declarations/agreements conceived with the aim of protecting human rights.The Universa ...

(6 pages) 60 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Exporting Goods and Exporting Human Rights A Canadian Concept

the United Sates has committed acts against the human rights code. The war itself violated the all International human rights code. What took place in Abu Ghraib prison involving the humiliation of m ... sults and public curiosity". Further more, the Bush administration withdrew from Hague, which is an International Court of Justice (ICJ) that is responsible for judging crimes allegedly perpetrated by ...

(7 pages) 57 1 4.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

War is nothing more than organized crime.

d age we have sought to control it, creating treaties to ban landmines and chemical weapons, and an International Court of Justice to try war criminals. Organised crime on the other hand makes no pret ... l difficult to control, and that is why it refuses to be beholden to the War Crimes Tribunal of the International Court of Justice.A minor member of Parliament in Singapore once proudly proclaimed, du ...

(4 pages) 82 1 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Aim of Public International Law

The aim of international law is to monitor the behaviour between states since where there exists a community of ... as a general rule, do its utmost to act within the confines of the framework of rules which make up international law. Any state disregarding these general principles of peaceful and cooperative cohab ... "tag" of bad reputation, but could even lead to severe consequences. Professor J.G. Starke defines international law as* "that body of law which is composed for its greater part of the principles and ...

(9 pages) 86 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Rationalization - "policing international crimes and punishing those who commit them"

st for more, they do serve as a guide to morality. In a statement made by Kofi anan, the charter of international law is described as that of "policing international crimes and punishing those who com ... mmit them".Over the course of the last century the cause of policing and punishing those who commit international crimes has been furthered by numerous bodies of legislation. The first of these to gai ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

UN Councils

Reallocated and supervised former mandated territories, these were renamed to "Trust Territories." International Court of Justice. "" Handles Breaches of international obligations, legal disputes bet ... ndles Breaches of international obligations, legal disputes between nations, involving questions of international law. Nations involved are not bound by the court decision.Secretarient. "" Large body ...

(4 pages) 15 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

United Nations

neral assembly, which is the head of the UN. Off that there are 5 separately run systems, which are International court of justice, Economic and social council, Security Council, secretariat and the t ... tarvation. A vanguard of UN peacekeeping forces was sent in to restore order. The UN soon organised international agencies so that food from all the member states could be transported directly to Soma ...

(3 pages) 59 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The International Court

No, the International Court of Justice was not the first world court. An international tribunal established ... tional tribunal established under the Covenant of the League of Nations and replaced in 1945 by the International Court of Justice. Official name, Permanent Court of International Justice.Internationa ... e United Nations, established by chapter 14 of the UN Charter. It superseded the Permanent Court of International Justice (see World Court), and its statute for the most part repeats that of the forme ...

(8 pages) 199 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Stereotyping in Business

with those people who have been stereotyped is also likely to resolve such issues.'Stereotyping' in International Business SettingsIn today's world, we are being constantly surrounded by racial, sexis ... , fifth - how I feel I would be stereotyped and lastly how sociotyping differs from stereotyping.In international business settings, the expansion of multinational corporations has led to an increase ...

(7 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Functions of the United Nations

Functions of the United NationsThe United Nations is a international body that was formed in 1945 after World War II. The United Nations was formed to repl ... s not been in use since 1994. It was created to look after eleven territories over which there were international control because of no government was in existence and for which members of the UN had ... ments responsible for their administration helped those territories to prepare to govern themselves.International Court of JusticeThe International Court of Justice acts as a world court. It has dual ...

(2 pages) 64 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Functions of the United Nations

Functions of the United NationsThe United Nations is an international body that was formed in 1945 after World War II. The United Nations was formed to repl ... re the General Assemble, The Security Council, The Economic and Social Council, Secretariat and the International Court of Justice. - (The Trusteeship Council is not included in this list because its ... 1994 upon the independence of Palau.Out of these five organs, four are located in New York City on international territory known as the United Nations Headquarters. The International Court of Justice ...

(3 pages) 69 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues