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-the-international-technology- transfer-debate-fifty-years-and-beyond.pdf , accessed 4 July 2018. 3 See Article 6 of the 1962 UN General Assembly Resolution on the Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources (Resolution 1803 (XVII)) , accessed 4 July 2018; Article 4(p

in African perspectives in international investment law
Customary international law and non-state actors
Matthew Happold

-making effect, we might consider them useful in ascertaining what the states participating in their adoption considered the law to be, that is, as expressions of opinio juris . The most that can be said about the series of General Assembly resolutions on the protection of children affected by armed conflict is that the General Assembly considers that the obligation to afford children affected by armed conflict

in Child soldiers in international law
Kelly-Kate Pease . 34 United Nations General Assembly Resolution 1761 (November 6, 1962): A/RES/1761. 35 See United Nations General Assembly Resolution 3201, “Declaration on the Establishment of a New International Economic Order” (May 1, 1974): A/RES/S-6/3201. The right to development was formally recognized by United Nations General Assembly Resolution A/RES/41128 (December 4, 1986). 36 David P. Forsythe, Human Rights in International Relations (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000), 66. 37 “At the Opening of the

in Human rights and humanitarian diplomacy
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Marianne Hanson

universality, to be applied in its daily operations.) The four foundation principles are firmly anchored in international humanitarian law, and all governments have affirmed these principles through their acceptance of United Nations resolutions (notably UN General Assembly Resolutions 46/182 in 1991, and 58/114 in 2004). A short definition of what is meant by each of the four principles is offered by the UN

in Challenging nuclearism
Paul Latawski
Martin A. Smith

shall require the Members to submit such matters to settlement under the present Charter’. 46 The strength of support for the idea of non-interference is undoubtedly very strong within the international community. Further proof can be seen in two UN General Assembly Resolutions on the ‘Inadmissibility of Intervention in the Domestic Affairs of States’, passed in December 1965 and in an updated version in

in The Kosovo crisis and the evolution of post-Cold War European security
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Nigel D. White

principles of law. Indeed, many resolutions have passed into customary international law, but such an analysis disregards the normative value of the resolutions themselves, a value that more accurately reflects the autonomy of IGOs. This chapter explores institutional lawmaking in the modern era, looking in detail at the impact of General Assembly Resolutions on outer space and the Health Regulations of the World Health Organization (WHO). Both of these are shown to be international laws in their own right and that, in fact, they are paradigmatic of UN lawmaking more

in The law of international organisations (third edition)
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Patrick Thornberry

and links self-determination, human rights and friendly relations. Operative paragraph 1 states baldly that the ‘subjection of peoples to alien subjugation, domination and exploitation constitutes a denial of fundamental human rights’; paragraph 7 demands that all States ‘shall observe faithfully and strictly the provisions of the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the present Declaration’. 36 See chs. 5 and 7 in this volume. 37 General Assembly resolution 2625 (XXV) (1970). 94 The age of rights have the right freely to

in Indigenous peoples and human rights
Leslie C. Green

the General Assembly resolution defining aggression. 67 It listed a series of acts which would amount to aggression, but did not include any reference to war in breach of treaty. However, Article 4 stated that the list was not exhaustive and that the Security Council could determine that other acts might amount to aggression in accordance with the Charter. By Article 5 of the resolution ‘a war of aggression is a

in The contemporary law of armed conflict
Silvia Salvatici

refugee status naturally had as a consequence the denial of international protection. 40 In this case, too, the UN took the path of compromise and, through a specific General Assembly resolution, granted the UNHCR the task of assisting the Algerians in Morocco and Tunisia, 41 leaving the recognition of their status unresolved, however. In this context, France’s position towards the World Refugee Year was ambiguous: the government officially gave its support but very little was done to develop the activities set out in the programme. 42 The plan launched for

in A history of humanitarianism, 1755–1989
Kelly-Kate Pease

the rights articulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) (1948) and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) (1966) (and its two optional protocols), and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) (1966). 1 The UDHR is a nonbinding UN General Assembly resolution that represents the existing international consensus regarding the definition and importance of human rights in the post-World War II order. This is not to say that other human rights do not exist, only that those rights have

in Human rights and humanitarian diplomacy