• Preventive Role by the UN Security Council & UN Peacekeeping

Ian Johnstone

February 26, 2009
Munce Conference Room, Archer 110
20 Derne Street, Boston
Suffolk University

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Ian Johnstone, Associate Professor of International Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

Prior to joining Fletcher, Professor Johnstone served as a legal and political officer at the United Nations, including five years in the Office of the Secretary-General, one in the Department of Peace-keeping Operations, and one in the Office of Legal Affairs. He has been a Senior Research Associate at the International Peace Academy, a Warren Weaver Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation, an Associate-in-Law at Columbia University, and a Judicial Clerk in the Ontario Court of Appeal. He is currently Co-Chair of the International Organizations Interest Group of the American Society of International Law. His most recent publications include United States Peace Operations Policy: A Double-Edged Sword? (Editor, Routledge, 2009); the Annual Review of Global Peace Operations 2006 and 2007 (Editor); “Legislation and Adjudication in the UN Security Council: Bringing down the Deliberative Deficit”, American Journal of International Law (2008); “The Secretary-General as Norm Entrepreneur,” Secretary or General? The Role of the UN Secretary-General in World Politics (2007). Prof. Johnstone holds Honours B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Toronto, and an LL.M. degree from Columbia University.


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