The Review of International Affairs (RIA) Journal Archive
The Review of International Affairs (RIA) Vol. 61 No. 1140/2010
The Review of International Affairs (RIA), 2010 61(1140):5-22
The establishment of a united Europe was characterized by ChristianDemocratic values. Over time, this trend has been challenged due to a growing presence of Muslim communities across Europe. In response to the new dynamics, various arguments focusing on Islam in the European Union, European identity and inclusion of the Muslims have emerged. Accordingly, this paper examines the presence of Islam in the EU and while taking into consideration both historical and present dimensions, points out various aspects that surely question their coexistence.
The Review of International Affairs (RIA), 2010 61(1140):23-47
The purpose of this article is to review the profile and causes of the Colombian conflict, to shed light on the context in which the current events on the Colombian battlefields are occurring and therefore, to bring attention to the fact that the conflict cannot be resolved merely with brute military force what has, with the successes of Uribe government’s anti-guerrilla campaigns, become a general opinion. It is also an objective of this article to set a foundation upon which some further critical approach analysis of the Colombian armed conflict can be built.
Legal Mode for Advisory Redress at the International Court of Justice for the Case of Macedonian UN Membership
The Review of International Affairs (RIA), 2010 61(1140):48-72
The present article examines the legality of imposing additional conditions (with respect to those prescribed in the Charter) on Macedonia in SC Res. 817 (1993) and GA Res. 47/225 (1993) for its admission to UN membership. These conditions include acceptance by the applicant of a provisional name and an obligation to negotiate with another country (Greece) over its name. It is shown that the imposition of these conditions violates Article 4(1) and some other articles of the Charter. The consequences of the imposed conditions on the legal status of Macedonia as a UN member are also examined. The imposed conditions define a discriminatory status of the member state in violation of Article 2(1) of the Charter. It is shown that these violations of Charter provisions represent ultra vires acts of the UN Organization and involve its legal personality. These breaches of the Charter provisions also violate some of the basic rights of the applicant (and later member) state and gravely derogate its legal personality. The advisory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice is considered to provide appropriate mechanisms for the judicial redress of the effects of the above illegal acts of the UN Organization.
The Positions of African States on the Problem of Kosovo and Metohija and State Sovereignty and Integrity in Africa
The Review of International Affairs (RIA), 2010 61(1140):73-112
The paper presents an analysis of the general positions of African states on the problem of Kosovo and Metohija and its relatedness with the issue of sovereignty and territorial integrity in Africa. African states generally supported the preservation of sovereignty of Serbia over Kosovo and Metohija. That support is related with the national interests of African states to preserve their territorial integrity, with the fight against separatism on their own territory as well as with setting of the principle of preservation of sovereignty and territorial integrity of states as the basic principle of international relations in XXI century.
The Review of International Affairs (RIA), 2010 61(1140):113-126
The research paper presents an attempt to clarify the relevance of the human capital concept in labour economics and theories of economic growth. The characteristics of human capital are compared with those of “owned” capital, while the aspects of market behaviour of individuals, households and companies in acquiring of productive skills are discussed. The process of acquiring productive skills has all the characteristics of investments including the problems of financing, measurement of inputs and outputs, and of rational choice between the available possibilities. The role of human capital in economic development is explained and the influence of disposable human capital on international trade and movements of production factors is considered.
JAPAN AND SERBIA: REGIONAL COOPERATION AND BORDER ISSUES – A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS
The Review of International Affairs (RIA), 2010 61(1140):127-129
THE DEVELOPMENT POTENTIALS OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS: INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES
The Review of International Affairs (RIA), 2010 61(1140):130-133
THE ROLE AND PLACE OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA IN INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
The Review of International Affairs (RIA), 2010 61(1140):134-137
THE ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY IN PROMOTING THE POTENTIAL OF THE DANUBE BASIN IN THE LIGHT OF THE EU STRATEGY FOR THE DANUBE REGION
The Review of International Affairs (RIA), 2010 61(1140):138-141
ACCORDANCE WITH INTERNATIONAL LAW OF THE UNILATERAL DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE IN RESPECT OF KOSOVO
The Review of International Affairs (RIA), 2010 61(1140):143-190