United Nations; League of Nations

Research guide
League of Nations
The League of Nations was the forerunner of the United Nations. It was established under the Treaty of Versailles, the peace treaty that formally ended World War I. The Treaty of Versailles was signed on 28 June 1919. Part I of the Versailles Treaty, i.e.
Research guide
United Nations
The United Nations is an international organization, founded in 1945. It was established to promote a set of global values: peace and security, self-determination of peoples, social progress and development, and human dignity.
Publication
Morris, P.S. (ed.), The League of Nations and the Development of International Law: A New Intellectual History of the Advisory Committee of Jurists, 2022
Pre-1914 visions of a liberal international order influenced the post-1919 world based on the rule of law in civilised nations. This volume focuses on leading legal personalities of this era.
Publication
Mentan, T., The United Nations Organization, 2020
Saving succeeding generations from the scourge of war was the main motivation for creating the United Nations. Given the ongoing conflicts, wars and terrorist attacks today one is forced to ask: Is there Hope for International Peace and Security? Where have the safeguards gone to?
Publication
Blokker, N., Saving Succeeding Generations from the Scourge of War: the United Nations Security Council at 75, 2021
In its famous first words, the UN Charter expresses the determination of “the peoples of the United Nations […] to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind”.