THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE ON THE HORIZON: THE ACTIVITY OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL IN 2019 Cover Image

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THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE ON THE HORIZON: THE ACTIVITY OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL IN 2019

Author(s): Patrycja Grzebyk
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Economy, Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Geography, Regional studies
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Scholar Sp. z o.o.
Keywords: United Nations; Security Council; veto; country; rule of law; penholder; sanctions; peacekeeping
Summary/Abstract: The article assesses the activity of the Security Council in 2019. It explains the reasonsbehind Russia’s and China’s vetoes concerning the situation in the Middle Eastand Venezuela, and the discussion blockade on the situation in Ukraine and Myanmar.It describes the main trends in decisions on country and regional situations, as wellas in the adoption of thematic resolutions. In addition, it summarizes the progressof peacekeeping operations and the impact of Polish membership in the SecurityCouncil. The article argues that some problems which cause political tension arecurrently “juridicized”; that Russia and China oppose inclusion of Human Rights issuesin the Security Council works; and that Poland concludes its membership with rathermeagre results.

  • Page Range: 85-103
  • Page Count: 19
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: Polish