This course has an aim to understand the security issues in the framework of the Charter of the United Nations. First the collective security system is dealt with in comparison with the old balance of powers policy. Secondly the changing system of the UN collective security after 1990 will be addressed. Finally, a moot court competion will be practiced by students, who will play a role of agent for the plaintiff or the difendant, or of a judge. This is one of the courses of law. If you have no knowledge on international law you are strongly advised to take the course of International Cooperation Law in the spring semester first.
1. An Overview of the UN Collective Security System
2. The Principle of Non-Use of Force
3. The Right of Self-Defense
4. Humanitarian Intervention
5. UN Collective Security during the Cold War
6. Legal Effects of Resolutions
7. PKO and the Uniting for Peace Resolution
8. Authorization to Use Force in the Gulf War
9. Developments of UN Collective Security
10. Responsiblity to Protect and Human Security
11. Writing Pleadings for Moot Court 1.
12. Writing Pleadings for Moot Court 2.
13. Moot Court Competition 1.
14. Moot Court Competition 2.
15. Moot Court Competition 3.