The United Nations Security Council is responsible for the maintenance of international peace and security. However, in its current form, the Council is hamstrung and ineffectual in its responses to global crises. Dr. Lyal S. Sunga, Head of the Rule of Law program at The Hague Institute, argues in The Diplomat Magazine that reform of the Council, while difficult, is necessary to ensure its representativeness, reponsibility and responsiveness.
“Protecting human security is everyone’s business since anyone anywhere can fall victim to war or other breach of the peace. In our interdependent world, United Nations reform is needed urgently for the sake of our human security.”
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