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Mr. Andreas Zimmermann

Mr. Andreas Zimmermann
Professor of International and European Law
University of Potsdam
Director of the Potsdam Centre of Human Rights

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United Nations
Voting in the Security Council
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United Nations
Voting in the Security Council
A. Legal Instruments
Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, Paris, 9 December 1948, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 78, p. 277.

Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field, Geneva, 12 August 1949, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, p. 31.

Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea, Geneva, 12 August 1949, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, p. 85.

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War, Geneva, 12 August 1949, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, p. 135.

Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, Geneva, 12 August 1949, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, p. 287.

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Rome, 17 July 1998, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2187, p. 3.

B. Jurisprudence
International Court of Justice, Legal Consequences for States of the Continued Presence of South Africa in Namibia (South West Africa) Notwithstanding Security Council Resolution 276 (1970), Advisory Opinion of 21 June 1971, I.C.J. Reports 1971, p. 16.

International Court of Justice, Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Advisory Opinion of 9 July 2004, I.C.J. Reports 2004, p. 136.

International Court of Justice, Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia and Montenegro), Judgment of 26 February 2007, I.C.J. Reports 2007, p. 43.

European Court of Human Rights, Behrami and Behrami v. France (no. 71414/01) and Saramati v. France, Germany and Norway (no. 78166/01), Decision of 2 May 2007 (Grand Chamber).

C. Documents
Washington Conversations on International Peace and Security Organization, Dumbarton Oaks, 21 August-7 October 1944.

Report of the Yalta (Crimea) Conference, Yalta, 4-11 February 1945.

General Assembly resolution 2046 (XX) of 8 December 1965 (Amendments to the rules of procedure of the General Assembly consequent upon the entry into force of the amendments to Articles 23, 27 and 61 of the Charter of the United Nations).

General Assembly resolution 377 (V) of 3 November 1950 (Uniting for Peace).

Security Council resolution 1244 of 10 June 1999.

D. Doctrine
A. Pellet, La Charte des Nations Unies en 2 volumes: Commentaire article par article, 3e édition, Economica, 2004.