International Law and Humanitarian Assistance A Crosscut Through Legal Issues Pertaining to Humanitarianism

It is becoming increasingly apparent that there are major gaps in International Humanitarian Law and Public International Law in the area of humanitarian assistance. In response international organizations such as the UN and the EU are developing their own legal frameworks for humanitarian assistanc...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Heintze, Hans-Joachim (Editor), Zwitter, Andrej (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011, 2011
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • H. Spieker: The right to give and receive humanitarian assistance
  • K. Mackintosh: Beyond the Red Cross: The protection of independent humanitarian organizations and their staff in international humanitarian law
  • A. Zwitter: United Nations' Legal Framework of Humanitarian Assistance
  • M. Broberg: Legal basic of EU Council Regulation 1257/96 concerning humanitarian aid - Time for revision?- H.-J. Heintze: Convergence between Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law and the Consequences for the Implementation
  • S. Maus: Human Rights in UN Peacekeeping Missions: A Framework for Humanitarian Obligations?- D.S. Patnaik: Towards an International Legal Framework for the Protection of Individuals in the Event of disasters: A Initial Inquiry