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9 Regional peacekeeping and enforcement action

From: International Law and the Use of Force (3rd Edition)

Christine Gray

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 28 February 2024

Subject(s):
Peace keeping — UN Charter — Recognition and enforcement — Regional organizations
The end of the Cold War brought a transformation in regional action to match that in UN action. Not only has there been a significant increase in regional activity, especially in the last ten years, but this has also given rise to fundamental questions as to the relationship between the UN and regional organizations and the interpretation of the Charter. Regional action is governed by three articles in Chapter VIII of the UN Charter. Article 52 provides that regional arrangements or agencies may deal with such matters relating to the maintenance of international...
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