International Organsations in Conflict Resolution

On the Security Council

Wallensteen, Peter 1994. ‘Representing the World: A Security Council for the 21st Century’, Security Dialogue, 25: 63–75.

There has been a constant quest for reforms of the Security Council. Very little has happened, but there are ideas. In this article the author of Understanding Conflict Resolution outlines logical possibilities for making the Council more representative, without losing its efficiency.

Weiss, Thomas G. and Karen E. Young 2005. ‘Compromise and Credibility: Security Council Reform?’ Security Dialogue, 36 (2): 131–54.

In this article, the prolific UN observer Thomas G. Weiss and a colleague, outlines the possibilities and impossibilities of UN Security Council reform.