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By Thomas M. Franck (auth.), Yassin El-Ayouty, Hugh C. Brooks (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9024716152

ISBN-13: 9789024716159

ISBN-10: 9401020507

ISBN-13: 9789401020503

As an rising Continent, with a wealthy earlier, dynamic current and promising destiny, Africa has a big function to play within the improve­ ment of foreign association. good prior to Africa 12 months, 1960, whilst numerous African States attained their independence and their rightful position in the neighborhood of countries, a few of the activities for cohesion and co-operation strove in the direction of the production of nearby overseas association. Now greater than ever sooner than, approximately ratings of African States, participants of the United countries, the association of African cohesion and a number of other sub-regional companies and preparations, glance upon foreign association as a tremendous skill for guard­ ing their independence, improving African identification, forging collabor­ ative bonds among themselves and with the surface global, and rais­ ing the traditional of dwelling for his or her populations. it's going to even be famous that the age of technological know-how and expertise that's, and will be, in response to overseas co-operation, stimulates fur­ ther Africa's wish to increase and paintings via foreign inter­ governmental firms. As Africa faces the I970's, confronting the middle difficulties of colonial­ ism and apartheid in its southern elements, she seems to be upon the United international locations and the association of African harmony because the major cars for idea and motion. For those concerns, the current publication as a result of the St.

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Peace does not thrive on legal documents alone, well drafted or not. It does not receive sustenance from agreed substance alone. The type of peace envisaged by the United Nations Charter calls for an abundance of political will on the part of Member States. Law is meaningless in a setting in which there is absence of that will. It is this that dictates the degree of progress that we make in the pursuit of the lofty aims and purposes of our Charter. These facts must be borne in mind at all times.

They were opposed to the African view insisting that the Charter could not have encouraged the use of any form of force in the liquidation of colonialism. The Charter, they said, stressed peaceful resolution of issues. Yet they did not condemn the use of force to suppress subject peoples in the name of "law and order". The most important principle, therefore, was that of self-determination of peoples (Principle 6). For the African nations, it was a fundamental one without which none of the other principles could exist.

These facts must be borne in mind at all times. It would appear anachronistic to speak of "the maintenance of peace" in an age in which peace has not yet been attained; an age in which quietude provides the illusion of an oasis in a desert of acrimony and distrust. History is teaching us, as I believe it did the founders of this Organization, that peace is not merely the absence of war. To be meaningful it must represent the condition under which war is not only undesirable but impossible. It must symbolize the condition under which there is universal respect for fundamental human rights, the dignity and worth of the human person, the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small; conditions under which there is full and unreserved respect for the rule of law, conditions which permit of social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom.

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