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remained limited and indirect, as exemplified by its support for a one-week human rights seminar held by the Swedish Raoul Wallenberg Institute. UNAVEM II’s police contingent, tasked with monitoring the organisation, operation and neutrality of the new Angolan police force, was not equipped to perform this duty. 55 Margaret Anstee would express regret that UNAVEM II did not have an effective human

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Evolution of the normative basis
Eşref Aksu

issue to the Security Council, charging the UAR with intervention in Lebanon’s domestic affairs. Eventually, a Swedish draft was adopted by 10 votes to none, with the Soviet Union abstaining, which, taking into account the positions of both Lebanon and the UAR, authorised the dispatch of an observer group to ‘ensure that there is no illegal infiltration of personnel or supply’ into Lebanese

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Heikki Patomäki

the principles of liberal democracy (think about the ‘corrupt’ and often criticised and ridiculed case of the ‘Third Way’ of Sweden 22 ). As in many other cultures, in the US there is a widely felt need for something that would give meaning to life and world history. Because of its artificial nature and abstract individuality, this need may, indeed, be particularly strong in the

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Eşref Aksu

similar efforts. While the commander of the Swedish contingent negotiated with the Greek Cypriot guards in the field, UNFICYP’s Chief of Staff, Brig. Harbottle, would conduct negotiations with Greek Cypriots at a higher level. 65 The main implication of such lengthy negotiations between UNFICYP and the internal parties was that, although UNFICYP approached the matters on hand from a technical perspective, both

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Eşref Aksu

, and the UAR. 71 On 20 November 1960 by 53 votes to 24, with 19 states abstaining. 72 For example, Canada and Sweden. 73 GAOR, 15th Session, 869th Plenary Meeting

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Impact of structural tensions and thresholds
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governing consultative status’. 84 Only eight governments responded to the invitation, four of which (Britain, Sweden, the Netherlands and West Germany) defended and praised the role of NGOs, while two (Argentina and Syria) were bitterly critical. 85 The creation of the Working Group on Forced or Involuntary Disappearances was largely motivated by the detailed NGO reports in relation to Chile and Argentina

in The United Nations, intra-state peacekeeping and normative change