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Session 6 PIL: Use of force
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Prohibition to use force in the UN Charter
Prohibition to use force is underlined by...
The Charter only permits two forms of use of force, what are the two exceptions?
-Use of force by UNSC (42)
-Right to self-defense (51)
What are the two exceptions outside the Charter?
-Protection of citizens abroad
Self defense (Art.?)
Self defense=.... and ...
inherent right and must be proportional
Self defense against an
armed attack for the purpose of individual or collective self defense
Self-defense measures (3)
1. immediately report to the SC
2. exercised until SC takes control
3. cannot affect the SC's authority
What does the Nicaragua Case have to do with self defense?
The provision of arms to an opposition in another state does not constitute an armed attack
Use of force by UNSC is article...
States engage to make available armed forces, assistance and facilities, including rights of passage to the SC on ITS CALL (what article?)
Delegation of powers= power to use force
under States' own operational command and control
Limits of SC authorization (4 points)
1. Use of force
2. Strictly defined objective
3. Time limit
4. Control mechanism (reporting to UNSC)
Implicit authorization is...
authorization given "tacitly", can be deduced from a resolution
EX POST authorization is..
authorization given after the force was used
against a possible armed attack
against directly imminent armed attack
military intervention with the aim to protect human rights
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