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Ch.I Purposes and Principles, Article 2 (7)

Georg Nolte

From: The Charter of the United Nations: A Commentary, Volume I (3rd Edition)

Edited By: Bruno Simma, Daniel-Erasmus Khan, Georg Nolte, Andreas Paulus, Nikolai Wessendorf, (Assistant Editor)

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 August 2022

Subject(s):
UN Charter — Jurisdiction
The Organization and its Members, in pursuit of the Purposes stated in Article 1, shall act in accordance with the following Principles … 7. Nothing contained in the present Charter shall authorize the United Nations to intervene in matters which are essentially within the domestic jurisdiction of any State or shall require the Members to submit such matters to settlement under the present Charter; but this principle shall not prejudice the application of enforcement measures under Chapter VII. Abi-Saab G, ‘Some Thoughts on the Principle of Non-Intervention’ in K...
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