Memorandum III - The Concept of Sanctions and Their General Application and Use

by Thomas Hovet Jr., Linwood R. Wall, American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
October 1960
Publisher: American Committee on Africa
16 pages
Type: Memorandum
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Memorandum on sanctions by Thomas Hovet, Jr. (Associate Professor of Government and Administrator of the United Nations Program, New York University) And Linwood R. Wall (Research Assistant, United Nations Collection, New York University). The memorandum says any consideration of the possibilities of proposing collective sanctions, through the U.N. against a delinquent member, such as the Union of South Africa, must reflect the experiences of the League and the U.N. in responding to requests for collective sanctions and their imposition. In section III under economic and financial measures the memorandum discusses 1) embargo on exports to the offending country 2) severance of financial relations 3) severance of transport and communications and 4) military measures. • I. CONCEPT OF SANCTIONS • Concept in the International Arena • Concept of Collective Sanctions • League Concept of Sanctions • United Nations Concept of Sanctions • Political Concept of Sanctions • II. APPLICATION OF SANCTIONS • Collective Sanctions and the Practices of the League • Practices of the United Nations • III. POSSIBLE USE OF SANCTIONS • Political measures • Economic and financial measures • IV. CONCLUSIONS
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