U.N. Balance of Sovereignty and Suffering

The Council addressed the conflicting missions of the United Nations of respect for sovereignty, and protection of human rights. The speakers:… read more

The Council addressed the conflicting missions of the United Nations of respect for sovereignty, and protection of human rights.

The speakers:

Nancy Alexander, Legislative Sec., Friends Committee on National Legislation

Larry Minear, Overseas Development Council,

David J. Scheffer, Sr. Associate, Carnegie Endowment F=for Int’l. Peace

Patricia Wiess Fagen, Public Info. Officer,UN Comm.for Refugees

Roger Winter, Director, US Committee for Refugees

,looked at the new direction taken by the U.N. of choosing human rights over sovereignty as shown in the rescue of the Kurds in Iraq. Also addressed was the question of unilateral humanitarian intervention. close

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Program ID:
20137-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 06, 1991 | 5:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 11, 1991 | 2:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Aug 06, 1991 | 5:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 06, 1991 | 9:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 07, 1991 | 1:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 07, 1991 | 5:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 11, 1991 | 2:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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