Tag: jus in bello

  • Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

    Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On November 9, 2011, Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, spoke at a Security […]

  • Children in Armed Conflict

    United Nations: Children and Armed Conflict in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to United Nations: Children and Armed Conflict: On June 17, 2013, U.S. Alternate Representative to the UN for Special Political Affairs Jeffrey DeLaurentis delivered remarks at the […]

  • Convention for Protection of Cultural Property in Armed Conflict

    Embracing mainstream international law, this section on convention for protection of cultural property in armed conflict explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "cultural property, convention for protection of, in […]

  • Armed Conflict in Libya

    Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Libya in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Libya: On March 14, 2013, the Security Council adopted resolution 2095 modifying the arms embargo on Libya. […]

  • Legality of the Use by A State of Nuclear Weapons in Armed Conflict

    Legality of the Use by a State of Nuclear Weapons in Armed Conflict Embracing mainstream international law, this section on legality of the use by a state of nuclear weapons in armed conflict explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further […]

  • Use of Force, Arms Control, Disarmament, Nonproliferation

    Use of Force, Arms Control, Disarmament, Nonproliferation in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document “Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law”): In August 2011, the State Department released the unclassified version of its report to Congress on […]

  • Armed Conflict in Somalia

    Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Somalia in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Somalia: See Chapter 17.B.7 for a discussion of UN Security Council resolution 2093, adopted on March 6, […]

  • Control of Armament

    Totalitarianism The Party and its Tools Control of ArmamentIntroduction to Control of ArmamentThe monopoly of all effective weapons of destruction is an attribute of all contemporary governments. In the totalitarian dictatorships, however, which provide no legal means of effecting …

  • Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict 4

    Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict   FINAL PROVISIONS Article 29 LANGUAGES 1. The present Convention is drawn up in English, French, Russian and Spanish, the four texts being equally authoritative. 2. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization shall arrange for translations of the Convention into…

  • Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict 4

    Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict   FINAL PROVISIONS Article 29 LANGUAGES 1. The present Convention is drawn up in English, French, Russian and Spanish, the four texts being equally authoritative. 2. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization shall arrange for translations of the Convention into…

  • Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict 3

    Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict   CHAPTER VI: SCOPE OF APPLICATION OF THE CONVENTION Article 18 APPLICATION OF THE CONVENTION 1. Apart from the provisions which shall take effect in time of peace, the present Convention shall apply in the event of declared war or of any…

  • Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict 2

    Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict   Article 9 IMMUNITY OF CULTURAL PROPERTY UNDER SPECIAL PROTECTION The High Contracting Parties undertake to ensure the immunity of cultural property under special protection by refraining, from the time of entry in the International Register, from any act of hostility directed…

  • Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict

    Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict   CHAPTER I: GENERAL PROVISIONS REGARDING PROTECTION Article 1 DEFINITION OF CULTURAL PROPERTY For the purposes of the present Convention, the term “cultural property” shall cover, irrespective of origin or ownership: (a) movable or immovable property of great importance to the cultural…