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This front matter section of this book titled The Law and Practice of the United Nations contains the table of contents, a preface, a preface to the previous editons, a list of abbreviations and the general bibliography. The book examines the law of the United Nations through an analysis of the Organizations practice from its inception until the present, in particular to the transformations the UN has undergone since the end of the Cold War. In addition, this important new edition explores such areas as economic sanctions, peacekeeping, authorizations of the Security Council, territorial administrations, self-determination, human rights, financing of the Organization, acts adoptable by the UN organs, and a review of their legality.

Keywords: Cold War; human rights; Security Council; United Nations



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