Resources - Strengthening rule of law institutions

UN peacekeeping operations

Rule of law assistance

Richard Zajac Sannerholm, et al, UN peace operations and rule of law assistance in Africa 1989 - 2010: Data, patterns and questions for the future, research report, Folke Bernadotte Academy (2012). (PDF 4.2 MB)

 

Police

UNSC presidential statements

S/PRST/2004/33 (22 September 2004) Civilian aspects of conflict management and peace building. (PDF 27 KB)

S/PRST/2005/30 (12 July 2005) The maintenance of international peace and security: The role of the Security Council in humanitarian crises: Challenges, lessons learned and the way ahead. (PDF 27 KB)

 

Legal system

UNSC presidential statements

S/PRST/2004/33 (22 September 2004) Civilian aspects of conflict management and peace building. (PDF 27 KB)

S/PRST/2005/30 (12 July 2005) The maintenance of international peace and security: The role of the Security Council in humanitarian crises: Challenges, lessons learned and the way ahead. (PDF 27 KB)

S/PRST/2006/28 (22 June 2006) Strengthening international law: Rule of law and maintenance of international peace and security. (PDF 27 KB)

S/PRST/2010/3 (16 February 2010) Peace consolidation in West Africa. (PDF 31 KB)

 

United Nations Secretary-General's reports

S/2004/616 (3 August 2004) The rule of law and transitional justice in conflict and post-conflict societies, para 6. (PDF 157 KB)

 

UNSC resolutions

S/RES/1612 (26 July 2005) Children and armed conflict. (PDF 40 KB)

S/RES/1674 (28 April 2006) Protection of civilians in armed conflict. (PDF 41 KB)

S/RES/1820 (19 June 2008) Women and peace and security. (PDF 40 KB)

 

Books

Grenfell, Laura, "Legal pluralism and the challenge of building the rule of law in post-conflict states: A case study of Timor-Leste", in Brett Bowden, Hilary Charlesworth & Jeremy Farrall (eds), The role of international law in rebuilding societies after conflict: Great expectations (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), pp 157-176.

 

Journals and articles

Garcia-Blesa, Juan J, "Transitional exceptions to the rule of law in international administrations: The OHR in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the right to due process" (2011) 18(4) International Peacekeeping 396-409.

 

Correction

UNSC resolutions

S/RES/1612 (26 July 2005) Children and armed conflict. (PDF 40 KB)

 

Security institutions

UNSC presidential statements

S/PRST/2005/30 (12 July 2005) The maintenance of international peace and security: The role of the Security Council in humanitarian crises: Challenges, lessons learned and the way ahead. (PDF 27 KB)

S/PRST/2007/3 (20 February 2007) Maintenance of international peace and security: Role of the Security Council in supporting security sector reform. (PDF 31 KB)

S/PRST/2008/14 (12 May 2008) Maintenance of international peace and security: Role of the Security Council in supporting security sector reform. (PDF 27 KB)

S/PRST/2010/3 (16 February 2010) Peace consolidation in West Africa. (PDF 31 KB)

 

United Nations Secretary-General's reports

A/62/659–S/2008/39 (23 January 2008) Securing peace and development: The role of the United Nations in supporting security sector reform. (PDF 92 KB)

 

UNSC resolutions

S/RES/1612 (26 July 2005) Children and armed conflict. (PDF 40 KB)

 

Further material

UNSC presidential statements

S/PRST/2010/25 (22 November 2010) Protection of civilians in armed conflict. (PDF 316 KB)

S/PRST/2011/2 (21 January 2011) Post-conflict peacebuilding: Institution-building. (PDF 32 KB)

 

UNSC records of meetings

S/PV.6472 (21 January 2011) Debate on post-conflict institution building where Deputy Prime Minister of Timor-Leste addressed the Council on behalf of the forum of conflict-affected countries known as the Group of Seven plus. (PDF 278 KB)

 

United Nations reports

A/55/305–S/2000/809 (21 August 2000) The Brahimi report: Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects. (PDF 250 KB)

A/RES/60/1(24 October 2005) 2005 World Summit outcome. (PDF 189 KB)

Security Council Report, Cross-cutting report No 3: Rule of law (28 October 2011). (PDF 5.1 MB)

 

Journals, reports and articles

Danish Institute for Human Rights, Informal Justice Systems: Charting a Course for Human Rights-based Engagement, (Copenhagen, 2012). (Availaible online)

Rolfe, Jim, "Partnerships for the protection of civilians" (2011) 18(5) International Peacekeeping 561-576.

Roscini, Marco, "The United Nations Security Council and the enforcement of international humanitarian law" ( 2010) 43 Israel Law Review 330-359.

 

Working papers

Mikulaschek, Christoph, "From paper to peace? Compliance with UN Security Council resolutions in civil wars" (2011). (Available online)

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