Vijay Mehta

2012 ANNUAL ERSKINE CHILDERS LECTURE – HILTON LONDON

Peacekeeping: Acting as a Good Tailor When the Need Arises Presented by: Jan Pronk London, 10th September, 2012 In his essay on UN peacekeeping, published shortly before his untimely death in 1996, Erskine Childers quoted United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld, who had warned against a straight jacket approach (1). According to Hammarskjöld the UN ‘cannot …

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The Arms Trade

Vijay Mehta proposes a shift from war economy to green economy In 1973 the Nobel laureate Konrad Lorenz described the paradoxical relationship between market economics and the threat of ecological catastrophe: “ All the advantages that man has gained from his ever-deepening understanding of the natural world that surrounds him, his technological, chemical and medical …

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THE UN WAR CRIMES TRIBUNAL IN FORMER YUGOSLAVIA BOOK LAUNCH

Vijay Mehta went to Kendal to attend the book launch of Luckshan Abeysuriya’s book title ‘The UN War Crimes Tribunal in former Yugoslavia’ some of the prominent speakers who gave contribution Luckshan Abeysuriya, (Author), John Bateson former Kendal Mayor and chair, Dr Barbra Long Tonge and Vijay Mehta chair Uniting for Peace. Vijay Mehta also wrote …

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