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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Uniting for Peace Resolution (1950)

Christina Binder

Subject(s):
Collective security — Practice and procedure of international organizations — International peace and security — Peace keeping

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1 United Nations General Assembly Resolution 377 (V) (‘Uniting for Peace’ UNGA Res 377 [V] [3 November 1950] UN Doc A/1775, 10 [‘Uniting for Peace Resolution’]) was adopted by the United Nations, General Assembly on 3 November 1950 by 52 votes to five, with two abstentions ( International Organizations or Institutions, Secondary Law ). The resolution abandoned the sole competence of the United Nations Security Council to act within the framework of the United Nations (UN) system of collective security and empowered the General Assembly to intervene in cases of...
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