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Posted by andreas from ( on Saturday, March 15, 2003 at 7:53AM :

More material on "Uniting for Peace"

This seldom used UN Resolution (377A from 1950) empowers the General
Assembly to resolve a crisis caused by a deadlock in the Security Council.
The documents below can be used by activists in a country whose government
appreciates the gravity of the situation, and thus may initiate the
procedures necessary to convene an emergency special session of the General
Assembly to consider such a Resolution.

What is a "Uniting for Peace" resolution?

Activist letter

Draft letter to UN Mission of country X

Draft letter to UN Secretary General

Draft Uniting for Peace Resolution

Online petition
Support a "Uniting for Peace" resolution!
Site run by a French group, who have already successfully campaigned for a
French veto in the Security Council.

Norman Paech, Frankfurter Rundschau, 4 Feb. 2003
"Uniting for Peace" / a European perspective
Article written by a Professor of Public Law at Hamburg University of
Economics and Politics.

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