November 1, 2007

The Security Council and the Rule of Law

Panel Discussion: “The Security Council and the Rule of Law”

The Role of the Security Council in Strengthening a Rules-Based International System
at the Dag Hammarskjöld Library Penthouse, United Nations, New York



Welcome: H.E. Mr. Srgjan Kerim (President of the 62nd Session of the General Assembly)

Introduction: H.E. Ms. Asha-Rose Migiro (Deputy Secretary-General, Chair of the Rule of Law Coordination and Resource Group)
 Introduction on the United Nations and the Rule of Law

Chair: H.E. Mr. Gerhard Pfanzelter (Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations)

Presentation: Professor Simon Chesterman, Rapporteur (New York University School of Law, Director of Singapore Programme)
Presentation of the conclusions of the three year’s Austrian panel series on the role of the Security Council in strengthening a rules-based international system

Commentators: H.E. Mr. Juan Manuel Gómez Robledo (Vice-Minister for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights of Mexico)
H.E. Mr. Christian Wenaweser (Permanent Representative of the Principality of Liechtenstein to the United Nations)