Articles by author: Mona Ali Khalil

Articles by author:

Mona Ali Khalil

The UN must be impartial to the parties but not neutral to the law

There are many words that are so quintessentially associated with the United Nations that do not actually appear in the Charter of the United Nations; among the three most consequential such words are“veto”, “peacekeeping” and “impartiality.” The first has often...

The future of multilateralism after Covid-19

My co-authors and I reached the same conclusion in our book entitled The Future of Diplomacy After Covid-19 : Multilateralism and the Global Pandemic, released by Routledge in May 2021. Each in our own chapter, my fellow co-authors -- Hana Alhashimi, Andres Fiallo,...

The SG should speak for the peoples of the world

In its resolution 69/321 of 11 September 2015, the General Assembly reaffirmed Article 97 of the UN Charter and rule 141 of its own rules of procedure which provide for the appointment of the Secretary-General by the General Assembly on the recommendation of the...