Marko Svicevic


Marko Svicevic is a lecturer and researcher at the Centre for International Humanitarian and Operational Law at the Faculty of Law, Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic.

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Resolution 2699’s (2023) authorisation of the use of force: A cautious return to the Security Council’s Chapter VII authorisation model?

On 2 October, the UN Security Council adopted its Resolution 2699 (2023) (13 votes in favour, two abstentions), authorising a multinational security mission to Haiti. The resolution comes one year after Haiti specifically requested such a mission, and shortly after UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in August that a…

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COVID-19 as a Threat to International Peace and Security: What place for the UN Security Council?

  The rapid spread of COVID-19 and actions to contain the virus have understandably drawn parallels with previous outbreaks, in particular that of Ebola in West Africa in 2014 and of the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 which also arose in China but affected Hong Kong more severely. While the SARS outbreak…

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