One-Day Retreat: Revitalizing Chapter VI, Preventing Conflict and Saving Lives

Type:

Retreat

Date:

25 Oct - 25 Oct 2013

Duration of event:

1 day

Location:

New York, New Haven, United States

Programme area:

Peace Security and Diplomacy, Multilateral Diplomacy, Peacemaking and Conflict Prevention

Fee:

No fee

Event focal point email:

Event focal point Contact Number:

212 963 9196

Other events details:

By application & selection   Face-to-Face    English   open to register/apply   How to apply

Participation subject to application approval by UNITAR. Notification will be sent once application selection process has been finalized.
The registration is closed
Deadline for application: 22 October 2013

Background

Under the UN Charter, Chapter VI, the Security Council may take actions to settle disputes and prevent conflict by means such as negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and judicial decisions. The Security Council may investigate any dispute or situation to determine whether it is likely to endanger international peace and security. At any stage of the dispute, the Council may recommend appropriate procedures or methods of adjustment, and, if the parties fail to settle the dispute by peaceful means, the Council may recommend terms of settlement.

Event Objectives

This training will aim to operationalise Chapter VI. To this end, it will convene delegates who seek to learn more about the use Charter article, to learn more about the Constitution of the UN and its potential role as a peacemaker. It will also examine the link between Chapter VI and conflict prevention tools, and well as the distinction between Chapter VII.

Content and Structure

This training will aim to operationalise Chapter VI. To this end, it will convene delegates who seek to learn more about the use Charter article, to learn more about the Constitution of the UN and its potential role as a peacemaker. It will also examine the link between Chapter VI and conflict prevention tools, and well as the distinction between Chapter VII.
 
The workshop will be lead by Yale Faculty from the Law School, the Political Science Department, the Jackson Institute and the Divinity School. It will consist of presentations, discussions and break out sessions. Lunch and light snacks will be served.