Specializations of UN in the International Peace and Security


  • Dr. Taha Mhaameed Jassim . Department of Law, Al-Hadba University College, Nineveh


- The United Nations, the General Assembly. - the Security Council. - the maintenance of international peace and security.


:  In fact, one of the most important and fundamental objectives of the United Nations is to maintain international peace and security through a set of procedures and measures stipulated in the Charter, and through the broad powers granted to the General Assembly and the Security Council.

The General Assembly and the Security Council are among the most important organs of the United Nations, where the General Assembly enjoys the importance of expressing the opinion of the group, as it includes all the member states of the United Nations, in addition to the fact that the Security Council is the main authority in the maintenance of international peace and security, where the Charter of the United Nations was entrusted. The United Nations has the primary responsibility for maintaining international peace and security.



First: Sources in Arabic:

A) Books:

Abu Ajila Amer Saif Al-Nasr, International Economic Sanctions at the United Nations, Dar Al-Fikr Al-Jami’i, Alexandria, first edition, 2009.

Jaber Ibrahim Al-Rawi, International Disputes, Dar Al-Salam Press, Baghdad, (1978).

Hossam Ahmed Muhammad Hindawi, The Limits of the Security Council’s Powers in Light of the Rules of the New World Order, Dar Al-Nahda Al-Arabiya, (1994).

Khalaf Abu Bakr, Economic Sanctions in Contemporary International Law, Office of University Publications, Algeria, 2008.

Zaki Hashem, The United Nations, 1st edition, Cairo International Press, 1951.

Abdul Salam Saleh Arafa, International and Regional Organizations, Dar Al-Jamahiriya for Publishing, Distribution and Advertising, Legal Library, Tripoli, second edition, 1999.

Abdul Karim Awad Khalifa, The Law of International Organizations, New University House, Al-Azratiya, Egypt, 2009.

Abdel Wahed Muhammad Al-Far, International Crimes and the Authority to Punish Them, 2nd edition, Dar Al-Nahda Al-Arabiya, Cairo, 2007.

Adnan Abdulaziz Mahdi Al-Douri, The Authority of the UN Security Council to Take Interim Measures, 1st edition, House of General Cultural Affairs, Baghdad, Iraq, (2001).

Al-Arabi Munawar, The Principle of Sovereignty over Natural Resources and Wealth within the Framework of the United Nations, Office of University Publications, Algeria, without edition, 1988.

Fatna Abdel-Al Ahmed, International Economic Sanctions, Dar Al-Nahda Al-Arabiya, Cairo, first edition, 2000.

Muhammad Ibrahim Altam, International Sanctions as a Method of Crisis Management, Dar Al-Nahda Al-Arabi, Cairo, 2009.

Muhammad Saeed Al-Dakkak, Mustafa Hassan Salama, Contemporary International Organizations, the United Nations - the League of Arab States - the World Trade Organization - the Mechanism for Managing the GATT Agreements, the Knowledge Foundation in Alexandria, without a year of publication.

Mamdouh Shawqi Mustafa Kamel, National Security and International Collective Security, Dar Al-Nahda Al-Arabiya, 1st edition, 1985.

Yahya Al-Shimi, The Prohibition of Wars in International Relations: A Study in International Law and International and Strategic Politics, without mentioning the entity and place of publication, (1976).

b) Magazines, periodicals and articles

Maqsoud, p. (2001), International Peacekeeping Forces, Al-Rafidain Law Journal, College of Law, University of Mosul, Iraq, Issue (10).

Nabil El-Arabi, Some Notes on the Legal Effects of General Assembly Resolutions, Egyptian Journal of International Law, Cairo, Egypt, Volume 31, 1975.

C) Charters and declarations

Charter of the United Nations, 1945.

General Assembly Resolution No. 377 issued on 11/3/1950.

General Assembly Resolution No. 1514 issued on 12/14/1960.

General Assembly Resolution No. 1761 issued on 11/6/1962.

General Assembly Resolution No. 1807 issued on 12/14/1962.

General Assembly Resolution No. 2107 issued on 9/21/1965.

General Assembly Resolution No. 3314 issued on 1/24/1974.

d) Theses and dissertations:

Shaima Abdel Mohsen Hamid Al-Bakr, The Role of Regional Organizations in Maintaining International Peace and Security, Master’s Thesis, College of Law, University of Mosul, Iraq, (2001).

Tariq Muhammad Tayyab Zahir Al-Taie, Economic Sanctions in the United Nations with a Case Study of Iraq, Master’s Thesis, College of Political Science, University of Baghdad, Iraq, (1999).

Mamdouh Ali Muhammad Manie, The Legitimacy of Security Council Resolutions under Contemporary International Law, Master’s Thesis, Faculty of Law, Cairo University, (1996).

Nabil Muhammad Nour El-Din Bishr, The Relevance of the Security Council’s Powers to the Contemporary Development of the International Community, PhD dissertation, Faculty of Law, Cairo University, (1977).

Second: Sources in English:

L. B. Sohn, Cases on united nations law, Brooklyn, the foundation press, 1961, p. 391.

Louis Cavare, “The Sanctions in the SDN Pact and in a Nations Chart

P. H. Manin, Organization of Nations in the United Nations, LGDJ, Paris, 1971, pp. 48-68.

Quincy Wright, International Law and United Nations, 1961.



How to Cite

., D. T. M. J. (2024). Specializations of UN in the International Peace and Security. TIKRIT UNIVERSITY JOURNAL FOR RIGHTS, 8(1), 360–394. Retrieved from http://tujr.tu.edu.iq/index.php/home/article/view/246