Managing Conflicts

Managing International and Civil Conflicts

Managing International and Civil Conflicts

The reactionary approaches and established institutions for managing international and civil conflicts have proven to be insufficient and often inadequate.

Shifting To A Pro-Active Posture

Only a pro-active posture will help strengthen the Alternative Global Security System.

Strengthening International Institutions

Strengthening International Institutions

A body of very functional international law has been developing for centuries and needs to be further developed to be an effective part of a peace system.

Reforming the United Nations

Reforming the United Nations

Reforming the United Nations can and needs to take place at multiple levels.

Reforming the Charter to More Effectively Deal with Aggression

Reforming the Charter to More Effectively Deal with Aggression

The United Nations Charter does not outlaw war, it outlaws aggression.

Reforming the Security Council

Reforming the Security Council

The composition and methods of the Security Council are antiquated and only minimally effective in keeping or restoring the peace.

Provide Adequate Funding

Provide Adequate Funding

Given its mission, the United Nations is grossly underfunded.

Forecasting and Managing Conflicts Early On: A Conflict Management

Forecasting and Managing Conflicts Early On: A Conflict Management

The UN needs to become far more proactive in foreseeing and preventing conflicts where possible, and quickly and nonviolently intervening in conflicts that have ignited in order to put out the fires quickly.

Reform the General Assembly

Reform the General Assembly

Several recommendations exist to make the GA more effective.

Strengthen the International Court of Justice

Strengthen the International Court of Justice

The ICJ or “World Court” is the principal judicial body of the United Nations.