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Nigel White

Professor of Public International Law and Deputy Head of School (Research), Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Professor White re-joined the School of Law at Nottingham in 2009 as Chair in Public International Law. Prior to that he held the Chair of International Law at the University of Sheffield from 2005-2009, and the Chair in International Organisations at the University of Nottingham from 2000-2005. He has held an academic post in Law since 1987, and gained his doctorate from Nottingham in 1988. He gained a First Class BA (Hons) in Jurisprudence from Oxford in 1982. He has twice served as Head of the School of Law at Nottingham and Dean of the Faculty of Law at Sheffield. He has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Utrecht, University of Uppsala, Australian National University, and Kobe University. He is currently Co-Director of the Nottingham International Law and Security Centre (http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/nilsc/index.aspx). He was a member of the REF 2014 sub-panel for Law, and is currently a member of the RAE 2020 Law Panel for Hong Kong Universities. He is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Expertise Summary

Professor Nigel White's expertise lies in the fields of United Nations law, peacekeeping law, sanctions, arms control law, the regulation of private security contractors, war powers, and military justice.

Professor White has undertaken a number funded research projects including on: the regulation of private military and security contractors (PRIVWAR - EU-FP7); democratic accountability and the deployment of troops (Nuffield); human rights and post-conflict situations UK FCO); the role of national courts in international law (COST); counter-terrorism and the rule of law (American Bar Association and World Justice Project); and the role of private security actors in extractive industries (Netherlands - NWO). In recent years he has given written and oral evidence to the UK House of Commons Constitutional Affairs Committee (on war powers), the Foreign Affairs Committee (on the legal consequences of Scottish independence, and on the regulation of private military contractors), the All Party Parliamentary Inquiry into Terrorism (on international legal responses to terrorism), and has made a written submission to the Iraq Inquiry (on the legality of the UK's use of force in 2003). Among other editorial responsibilities Professor White is co-editor of the Journal of Conflict and Security Law published by Oxford University Press.

Professor White provides Ph.D supervision in United Nations law, the law relating to peacekeeping, sanctions and countermeasures, the regulation of private military and security contractors, arms control law especially the law relating to nuclear weapons, war powers, and military justice. He has supervised over 40 Ph.D students to completion and has examined a similar number of theses around the UK, Europe, Australia, Malaysia, and New Zealand.

Teaching Summary

Public International Law (LLM)

United Nations Law (LLM)

Post-Conflict Law (LLM)

Military Justice (LLB)

Ph.D Supervision: currently 7 students under supervision

Research Summary

Professor White's current research areas are: United Nations law, the law relating to peacekeeping, sanctions and other means of enforcing international law, arms control law especially the law… read more

Recent Publications

  • NIGEL D. WHITE, 2020. Jam Tomorrow?: Implications for United Nations Human Rights Liability of the United States Supreme Court's Judgment on Immunity Human Rights Law Review. 20, 189-204
  • NIGEL D. WHITE, 2020. Understanding Nuclear Deterrence Within the International Constitutional Architecture. In: JONATHAN BLACK-BRANCH and DIETER FLECK, eds., Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law: Legal Challenges for Nuclear Security and Deterrence V. Springer. 237-267
  • NIGEL D. WHITE, 2020. From Covenant to Charter: A Legacy Squandered? International Community Law Review. 22, 310-330
  • NIGEL D. WHITE, 2020. The League of Nations, autonomy and collective security London Review of International Law.

Prospective PhD students

Inquiries from prospective students are welcome especially in the areas of United Nations Law, the law relating to peacekeeping, arms control law, sanctions and other means of enforcing international law, the regulation of private military and security contractors, war powers and decisions to deploy troops, and military justice.

If you are interested in these areas and have ideas for Ph.D topics you would like to discuss please email me at nigel.white@nottingham.ac.uk

Information about the School of Law PhD programme and how to apply can be found here: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/law/study/postgraduate-research/index.aspx.

Information about scholarships can be found here: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/law/study/postgraduate-research/funding.aspx.

Information about the University of Nottingham International Law and Security Centre (NILSC) can be found here:

https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/research/groups/nottingham-international-law-and-security-centre/index.aspx

Current PhD Students

  • Torres-Penagos, Felix: Setting Priorities in the Wake of Armed Conflict: The Allocation of Socio-Economic Rights between Victims and Non-Victims (co-supervised with Professor Aoife Nolan)
  • Giblin, Jennifer: International Law, Intervention and Peacekeeping in the DR Congo (co-supervised with Professor Olympia Bekou)
  • Shuo Yan: Maritime Power and the Evolution of Rights of Passage (co-supervised with Dr Hongyi Lai, School of Politics and International Relations)
  • Davies-Bright, Lydia: What Price Democracy? Human Rights, Counter-Terrorism and Democracy (co-supervised with Professor Dino Kritsiotis)
  • Hernadez, Arturo: The Genesis of a Cuban Legal Order (co-supervised with Professor Antoni Kapcia, Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies)
  • Dekeyrel, Simon: The Securitisation of the External Energy Policy of the EU (co-supervised with Dr Marianthi Pappa)
  • Vacca, Edoardo: The International Criminal Responsibility of Armed Group Members (co-supervised with Professor Olympia Bekou)

Completed PhD Students Since 2009

  • Mackenzie Gray-Scott, Richard: State Responsibility for Non-State Actors in International Law (co-supervised with Professor Sandesh Sivakumaran)
  • Steinmeir, Dominik: Counter-Terrorism and Islamic Networks (co-supervised with Professor Andrew Mumford, School of Politics and International Relations)
  • Wesley, Marc: The Falkland Islands and the Peaceful Settlement of Disputes (co-supervised with Professor Sandesh Sivakumaran)
  • Mendez, Daniela: Transitional Justice and Socio-Economic Rights in Latin America (co-supervised with Professor Sandesh Sivakumaran)
  • Auriane Botte: International Criminal Justice and the Responsibility to Protect (co-supervised with Professor Olympia Bekou)
  • Jones, Annika: The Use of External Jurisprudence by the International Criminal Court (co-supervised with Dr Olympia Bekou)
  • Seiberth, Corrina: Non-binding Norms and the Regulation of Private Military and Security Companies during Armed Conflict: The Contribution of Soft Law and Codes of Conduct to the Legal Framework of Private Military and Security Companies
  • Senior, Kerry: The Relationship between International and EU Law: Judicial Review, Art. 103 UN Charter and Protection of Human Rights (co-supervised with Professor Mary Footer)
  • Shucksmith, Christy: An analysis of the legal and practical relationship between United Nations Peace Operations and the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Democratic Republic of Congo. How does the human security concept impact upon UN and ICRC missions? (co-supervised with Professor Sandesh Sivakumaran)
  • Tan, Alvin: Regionalization of International Criminal Justice (co-supervised with Professor Olympia Bekou)

Current Research

Professor White's current research areas are: United Nations law, the law relating to peacekeeping, sanctions and other means of enforcing international law, arms control law especially the law governing nuclear weapons, the regulation of private security and military contractors, war powers and decisions to deploy troops, and military justice.

Past Research

Professor White's first book was published in 1990, The United Nations and the Maintenance of International Peace and Security (Manchester University Press). In addition to publishing over seventy-five articles and essays he is a co-author and author of eleven books. He is sole author of Keeping the Peace (Manchester University Press, 2nd edn 1997), The UN System: Toward International Justice (Lynne Rienner, 2002), The Law of International Organisations (Manchester University Press, 3rd edn, 2017), Democracy Goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law (Oxford University Press 2009), Advanced Introduction to Conflict and Security Law (Elgar, 2014) and The Cuban Embargo Under International Law: El Bloqueo (Routledge, 2015). He has recently co-authored Collective Security: Law Theory and Practice (Cambridge University Press, 2013) with Nicholas Tsagourias. He has edited and co-edited a number of books including most recently Security and International Law (Hart, 2016), a collaborative work based in the recently founded Nottingham International Law and Security Centre (NILSC), of which he is co-director. He is co-editor of the Journal of Conflict and Security Law published by Oxford University Press and in its 23rd year.

Future Research

United Nations law, the law relating to peacekeeping, sanctions and other means of enforcing international law, arms control law especially the law governing nuclear weapons, the regulation of private security and military contractors, war powers and decisions to deploy troops, and military justice.

  • NIGEL D. WHITE, 2020. Jam Tomorrow?: Implications for United Nations Human Rights Liability of the United States Supreme Court's Judgment on Immunity Human Rights Law Review. 20, 189-204
  • NIGEL D. WHITE, 2020. Understanding Nuclear Deterrence Within the International Constitutional Architecture. In: JONATHAN BLACK-BRANCH and DIETER FLECK, eds., Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law: Legal Challenges for Nuclear Security and Deterrence V. Springer. 237-267
  • NIGEL D. WHITE, 2020. From Covenant to Charter: A Legacy Squandered? International Community Law Review. 22, 310-330
  • NIGEL D. WHITE, 2020. The League of Nations, autonomy and collective security London Review of International Law.
  • NIGEL D. WHITE, 2020. In Search of Due Diligence Obligations in UN Peacekeeping Operations: Identifying Standards for Accountability Journal of International Peacekeeping. 23, 203-225 (In Press.)
  • NIGEL D. WHITE, 2019. Ending the US Embargo of Cuba: International Law in Dispute Journal of Latin American Studies. 51, 163-186
  • NIGEL D. WHITE, 2019. Peacekeeping Doctrine: An Autonomous Legal Order? Nordic Journal of International Law. 88(1), 86-110
  • NIGEL D. WHITE, 2019. The Legacy of the League of Nations: Continuity or Change? Revista Espanola de Derecho Internacional. 71, 277-283
  • NIGEL D. WHITE, 2019. Peace-making in Syria: Why the Security Council Fails Nottingham Law Journal. 28, 55-68
  • WHITE NIGEL D., 2018. A Willing International Federalist? The UK's Pivotal Role within the United Nations. In: SCHUTZE ROBERT and TIERNEY STEPHEN, eds., The United Kingdom and the Federal Idea Hart Publishing. 251-276
  • WHITE NIGEL D., 2018. The Korean War 1950-53. In: RUYS TOM, CORTEN OLIVIER and HOFER ALEXANDRA, eds., The Use of Force in International Law: A Case-based Approach Oxford University Press. 17-35
  • MOECKLI DANIEL and WHITE NIGEL D., 2018. Treaties as Living Instruments. In: BOWMAN MICHAEL and KRITSIOTIS DINO, eds., Conceptual and Contextual Perspectives on the Modern Law of Treaties Cambridge University Press. 136-171
  • WHITE, NIGEL D., FOOTER, MARY E., SENIOR, KERRY, VAN DORP, MARC, KIEZEBRINK, VINCENT and PURAKA, Y. WASI GEDE, 2018. Blurring of Public and Private Security in Indonesia: Corporate Interests and Human Rights in a Fragile World Netherlands International Law Review. 65(2), 217-252
  • WHITE, NIGEL D., 2018. Book Review: Human Rights and Personal Self-Defence in International Law Journal on the Use of Force in International Law.
  • WHITE NIGEL D. and DAVIES-BRIGHT LYDIA, 2017. Drone Strikes: a remote form of self-defence?. In: OHLIN JENS DAVID, ed., Research Handbook on Remote Warfare Edward Elgar Publishing. 213-245
  • WHITE NIGEL D., 2017. The Law of International Organisations Third. Manchester University Press.
  • WHITE NIGEL D., 2017. Autonomous and Collective Sanctions in the International Legal Order Italian Yearbook of International Law. 27, (In Press.)
  • WHITE NIGEL D., 2017. Settling Disputes: A Matter of Politics and Law. In: WERNER WOUTER, DE HOON MARIEKE and GALAN ALEXIS, eds., The Law of International Lawyers: Reading Martii Koskenniemi Cambridge University Press. 61-92
  • DAVIES-BRIGHT LYDIA and WHITE NIGEL D., 2016. Case Concerning Questions of Interpretation and Application of the 1971 Montreal Convention Arising from the Aerial Incident at Lockerbie. In: RYNGAERT C., DEKKER I.F. and WESSEL R.A., eds., Judicial Decisions of the Law of International Organizations Oxford University Press. 117-126
  • WHITE NIGEL.D, 2016. Security Agendas and International Law: The Case of New Technologies. In: FOOTER M.E., SCHMIDT J., WHITE N.D. and DAVIES-BRIGHT L., eds., Security and International Law Bloomsbury/Hart. 3-24
  • WHITE NIGEL. D, 2016. Sanctions Against Non-State Actors. In: RONZITTI N., ed., Coercive Diplomacy, Sanctions and International Law Brill/Nijhoff. 127-160
  • FOOTER M.E., SCHMIDT J., WHITE N.D. and DAVIES-BRIGHT L., eds., 2016. Security and International Law Bloomsbury/Hart.
  • WHITE NIGEL D., 2016. Lawmaking. In: COGAN JACOB K., HURD IAN and JOHNSTONE IAN, eds., The Oxford Handbook of International Organizations Oxford University Press. 559-580
  • WHITE NIGEL D., 2016. The Joint Committee, Drone Strikes and Self-Defence: Caught in No-Man's Land? Journal on the Use of Force in International Law. 3(2), 210-216
  • WHITE NIGEL D., 2015. Article 1. In: KOLB ROBERT, ed., Commentaire sur le Pacte de la Societe des Nations Bruylant. 95-107
  • WHITE NIGEL D., 2015. The Relationship Between the UN Security Council and General Assembly in Matters of International Peace and Security. In: WELLER MARC, ed., The Oxford Handbook of the Use of Force in International Law Oxford University Press. 293-313
  • WHITE NIGEL D., 2015. The Cuban Embargo under International Law: El Bloqueo Routledge.
  • MESQUITA ANA and WHITE NIGEL D., 2015. In: KOOPS J.A., MACQUEEN N., TARDY T. and WILLIAMS P.D., eds., Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations Oxford University Press. 153-159
  • SHUCKSMITH CHRISTY and WHITE NIGEL D., 2015. United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan. In: KOOPS J.A., MACQUEEN N., TARDY T. and WILLIAMS P.D., eds., Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations Oxford University Press. 133-143
  • WHITE NIGEL D., 2015. Peacekeeping and International Law. In: KOOPS J.A., MACQUEEN N., TARDY T. and WILLIAMS P.D., eds., Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations Oxford University Press. 43-59
  • MYJER ERIC P.J. and WHITE NIGEL D., 2015. Peace Operations Conducted by Regional Organizations and Arrangements. In: GILL T.D. and FLECK D., eds., The Handbook of the International Law of Military Operations Oxford University Press. 185-209
  • WHITE, NIGEL D., 2014. The use of weapons in peace operations. In: CASEY-MASLEN, S., ed., Weapons under international human rights law Cambridge University Press. 197-239
  • WHITE, NIGEL D., 2014. Advanced Introduction to International Conflict and Security Law Edward Elgar.
  • WHITE, NIGEL S. and ABASS, A., 2014. Countermeasures and Sanctions. In: EVANS, M., ed., International Law 4th. Oxford University Press. 537-562
  • WHITE, NIGEL D., 2014. Security Council Mandates and the Use of Lethal Force by Peacekeepers: What Place for the Laws of War?. In: HARVEY, C, SUMMERS, J and WHITE, NIGEL D., eds., Contemporary Challenges to the Laws of War: Essays in Honour of Peter Rowe Cambridge University Press. 95-116
  • HARVEY, CAROLINE, SUMMERS, JAMES and WHITE, NIGEL D., eds., 2014. Contemporary Challenges to the Laws of War: Essyas in Honour of Peter Rowe Cambridge University Press.
  • TSAGOURIAS, N. and WHITE, N.D., 2013. Collective security: theory, law and practice Cambridge University Press.
  • N.D. WHITE, 2013. Preventive Counter-Terrorism and International Law Journal of Conflict and Security Law. 18(2), 181-192
  • COLLINS R and WHITE N.D., 2013. Between Independence and Accountability: Exploring the Legal Autonomy of International Organizations. In: REINALDA B, ed., Routledge Handbook of International Organization Routledge. 119-131
  • WHITE N.D., 2012. Oxford Bibliographies Online: Peacekeeping Oxford University Press.
  • WHITE N.D., 2012. Regulatory Initiatives at the International Level. In: BAKKER C., AND SOSSAI M., ed., Multi-Level Regulation of Private Military and Security Contractors: The Interplay Between European, International and Domestic Norms Hart. 11-30
  • WHITE N.D., 2012. The United Nations and Counter-Terrorism: Multilateral and Executive Law-Making. In: SALINAS DE FRIAS A.M. SAMUEL K.L.H. AND WHITE N.D., ed., Counter-Terrorism: International Law and Practice Oxford University Press.
  • SALINAS DE FRIAS A.M, SAMUEL K.L.H., WHITE N.D., ed., 2012. Counter-Terrorism: International Law and Practice Oxford University Press.
  • SAMUEL K.L.H. and WHITE N.D., eds., 2012. Counter-Terrorism and International Law Ashgate.
  • WHITE N.D., 2012. Due diligence obligations of conduct: developing a responsibility regime for PMSCs Criminal Justice Ethics. 31(3), 233-261
  • WHITE N.D., 2012. The Interpretation of Nonproliferation Treaties. In: JOYNER D.H. and ROSCINI M., eds., Nonproliferation Law as a Special Regime Cambridge University Press. 87-118
  • WHITE N.D. BUCHAN R. AND JONES H., 2011. The Externalization of Peacekeeping: Policy, Responsibility and Accountability Journal of International Peacekeeping. 15, 281-315
  • WHITE N.D., 2011. Institutional Responsibility for Private Military and Security Companies. In: FRANCIONI F. AND RONZITTI N., ed., War by Contract: Human Rights, Humanitarian Law and Private Contractors Oxford University Press. 381-395
  • WHITE N.D., 2011. Decision-Making. In: KLABBERS J., ed., Research Handbook on the Law of International Organizations Edward Elgar. 225-250
  • WHITE N.D., 2011. The Privatization of Military and Security Functions and Human Rights: Comments on the UN Working Group’s Draft Convention Human Rights Law Review. 11, 133-151
  • WHITE N.D., 2011. Towards Integrated Peace Operations. In: ODELLO M and AND PIETROWICZ R, eds., International Military Missions and International Law Brill. 1-23
  • WHITE N.D., 2011. Terrorism, Security and International Law. In: HEHIR A, KUHRT N and AND MUMFORD A., eds., International Law, Security and Ethics Routledge. 9-30
  • WHITE N.D., 2011. UN Sanctions: Where Public Law Meets Public International Law Modern Law Review. 74, 445-467
  • WHITE, N.D., 2011. Layers of autonomy in the UN system. In: COLLINS R. and WHITE, N.D., eds., International organizations and the idea of autonomy: institutional independence in the international legal order Routledge. 298-315
  • COLLINS R., AND WHITE N.D., ed., 2011. International Organizations and the Idea of Autonomy: Institutional Independence in the International Legal Order Routledge.
  • WHITE N.D., 2011. The Security Council, the Security Imperative and International Law. In: HAPPOLD M., ed., International Law in a Multipolar World Routledge. 4-22
  • WHITE N.D., 2011. Libya and Lessons from Iraq: International Law and the Use of Force by the United Kingdom Netherlands Yearbook of International Law.
  • WHITE N.D. AND COLLINS R., 2010. Moving Beyond the Autonomy-Accountability Dichotomy: Reflections on Institutional Independence in the International Legal Order International Organizations Law Review. 7, 1-8
  • FRENCH D., SAUL M. and WHITE N.D., eds., 2010. International Law and Dispute Settlement: New Problems and Techniques Hart.
  • WHITE N.D. and SAUL M., 2010. Legal Means of Dispute Settlement in the Field of Collective Security: The Quasi-Jusdicial Powers of the Security Council. In: FRENCH D., SAUL M. and WHITE N.D., eds., International Law and Dispute Settlement: New Problems and Techniques Hart. 191-224
  • WHITE N.D. and ABASS A., 2010. Countermeasures and Sanctions. In: EVANS M., ed., International Law 3rd ed. Oxford University Press. 531-558
  • WHITE N.D., 2010. International Law, The United Kingdom and Decisions to Deploy Troops Abroad International and Comparative Law Quarterly. 59, 814-823
  • WHITE, N.D., 2009. Democracy goes to war: British military deployments in international law Oxford University Press.
  • WHITE, N.D., CARDWELL, P. and FRENCH, D., 2009. The Kadi Case before the European Court of Justice International and Comparative Law Quarterly. 58, 229-240
  • CRYER, R. and WHITE N.D., 2009. The International Criminal Court and the Security Council: An Uncomfortable Relationship. In: DORIA, J., GASSER, H.P. and BASSIOUNI, M.C., eds., Ther Legal Regime of the International Criminal Court: Essays in Memory of Igor Blishchenko Martinus Nijhoff. 455-484
  • WHITE, N.D., 2009. Empowering Peace Operations to Protect Civilians: Form over Substance? Journal of International Peacekeeping. 13, 327-355
  • WHITE N.D., 2009. The Road to Kandahar: The International Legal Basis of Military Operations in Afghanistan. In: KAIKOBAD K.H. and BOHLANDER M., eds., International Law and Power: Perspectives on Legal Order and Justice Martinus Nijhoff. 485-512
  • WHITE, N.D., 2009. Peace Operations. In: CHETAIL, V., ed., Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: A Lexicon Oxford University Press. 213-227
  • WHITE, N.D., 2009. Responses of Political Organs to Crimes by States. In: NOLLKAEMPER, A. and VAN DER VILT, H., eds., System Criminality in International Law Cambridge University Press. 314-337
  • WHITE, N.D., 2009. Defending Humanity Melbourne Journal of International Law. 10, 379-393
  • WHITE, N.D. and MACLEOD, S., 2008. EU Operations and Private Military Contractors: Issues of Corporate and Institutional Responsibility European Journal of International Law. 19, 965-988
  • WHITE, N.D., 2008. The United Nations as the 'Parliament of Man' International History Review. 30, 32-60
  • WHITE, N.D., 2008. Separate but Connected: Inter-governmental Organizations and International Law International Organizations Law Review. 5, 1-21
  • WHITE, N.D., 2007. The EU as a Regional Security Actor within the International Legal Order. In: TRYBUS, M and WHITE, N.D., eds., European Security Law Oxford University Press. 329-249
  • WHITE, N.D. and ODELLO, M., 2007. The Legal Basis for Human Rights Field Operations. In: O'FLAHERTY, M., ed., The Human Rights Field Operation: Law, Theory and Practice Ashgate. 46-67
  • TRYBUS, M. and WHITE N.D., eds., 2007. European Security Law Oxford University Press.
  • WHITE, N.D., 2007. Hierarchy in Organizations: Regional Bodies and the United Nations. In: TSAGOURIAS, N., ed., Transnational Constitutionalism: International and European Perspectives Cambridge University Press. 135-139
  • WHITE, N.D., 2007. The Applicability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to the UN Security Council. In: BADERIN, M. and MCCORQUODALE, R., eds., Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Action Oxford University Press. 89-107
  • WHITE, N.D., 2006. The Ties that Bind: The EU, the UN and International Law Netherlands Yearbook of International Law. 37, 57-107
  • WHITE, N.D. and ABASS, A., 2006. Countermeasures and Sanctions. In: EVANS, M., ed., International Law 2nd ed. Oxford University Press. 509-532
  • BURCHILL, R., MORRIS, J. and WHITE N.D., eds., 2005. International Conflict and Security Law: Essays in Memory of Hilaire McCoubrey Cambridge University Press.
  • WHITE, N.D., 2005. The Law of International Organisations 2nd. Manchester University Press.
  • WHITE, N.D. and KLAASEN, D., eds., 2005. The UN, Human Rights and Post-Conflict Situations Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK.
  • KLAASEN D. and WHITE N.D., 2005. An Emerging Legal Regime?. In: WHITE N.D. AND KLAASEN D., ed., The UN, Human Rights and Post-Conflict Situations Manchester University Press. 1-16
  • WHITE N.D., 2005. Towards a Strategy for Human Rights Protection in Post-Conflict Situations. In: WHITE N.D. AND KLAASEN D., ed., The UN, Human Rights and Post-Conflict Situations Manchester University Press. 463-493
  • WHITE N.D., 2005. Self-Defence, Security Council Authority and Iraq. In: BURCHILL R., WHITE N.D. AND MORRIS J., ed., International Conflict and Security Law: Essays in Honour of Hilaire McCoubrey Cambridge University Press. 325-384
  • WHITE, N.D., 2004. The Will and Authority of the Security Council after Iraq Leiden Journal of International Law. 17, 645-672
  • WHITE N.D., 2004. The Future of Arms Control Laws: An Overview of the Workshop Journal of Conflict and Security Law. 9, 299-302
  • WHITE N.D., 2004. Discerning Separate Will. In: HEERE W.P., ed., From Government to Governance: 2003 Hague Joint Conference on Contemporary Issues of International Law TMC Asser Press. 31-38
  • WHITE, N.D., ed., 2003. Collective Security Law (The Library of Essays in International Law Series) Ashgate Publishing Group, Aldershot & London.
  • WHITE, N.D. and ABASS, A., 2003. Countermeasures and Sanctions. In: International Law Oxford University Press, Oxford. 505-528
  • WHITE, N.D., 2003. Introduction. In: Collective Security Law (The Library of Essays in International Law) Ashgate Publishing Group, Aldershot & London.
  • CRYER,R. and WHITE,N.D., 2002. The Security Council and the International Criminal Court: Who's Feeling Threatened? International Peacekeeping. 8, 141-168
  • WHITE, N.D., 2002. The United Kingdom: Increasing Commitment Requires Greater Parliamentary Involvement. In: Democratic Accountability and the Use of Military Force in International Law Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. 300-322
  • WHITE, N.D., 2002. On the Brink of Lawlessness: The State of Collective Security Law Indiana International and Comparative Law Review. 13, 1-15
  • MYJER, E. and WHITE N.D., 2002. The Twin Tower Attack: An Unlimited Right to Self-Defence? Journal of Conflict and Security Law. 7, 5-17
  • WHITE, N.D., 2002. The United Nations System: Toward International Justice Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder and London.
  • WHITE, N.D., 2001. Commentary on the Report of the Panel on United Nations Peace Operations (Brahimi Report) Journal of Conflict and Security Law. 6, 127-146
  • WHITE, N.D., 2001. The World Court, The WHO and the UN System. In: BLOKKER N.M. AND SCHERMERS H.G., ed., The Proliferation of International Organizations: Legal Issues (Legal Aspects of International Organization Series) Brill, N.V. Boekhandel en Drukkerij N.H. E.J., Leiden, Netherlands. 85-109
  • WHITE, N.D., 2000. The United Nations System: Contract, Conference or Constitutional Order? Singapore Journal of International and Comparative Law. 4, 281-299
  • WHITE, N.D., 2000. The Legality of Bombing in the Name of Humanity Journal of Conflict and Security Law. 5, 27-43
  • WHITE, N., 2000. The United Nations and Democracy Assistance Developing Practice Within a Constitutional Framework. In: Democracy Assistance: International Co-operation for Democratization (Democratization Studies Series) Cass (Frank) & Co. Ltd, Liford, Essex, UK. 67-89
  • WHITE,N.D. and CRYER R., 1999. Unilateral Enforcement of Resolution 687: A Threat Too Far? California Western International Law Journal. 29, 243-282
  • WHITE, N.D., 1999. To Review or Not to Review? The Lockerbie Cases before the World Court Leiden Journal of International Law. 12, 401-423
  • MCCOUBREY, H. and WHITE N.D., 1999. Textbook on Jurisprudence (Textbook Series) Third. Blackstone Press Ltd, London, UK.
  • WHITE, N.D., 1999. The Legality of Threat of Force against Iraq Security Dialogue. 30, 75-86
  • WHITE, N.D., 1998. The Law of War Crimes Melbourne University Law Review. 22, 230-237
  • WHITE, N.D., 1998. From Korea to Kuwait: The Legal Basis of United Nations' Military Action International History Review. 20, 597-617
  • WHITE, N.D., 1997. Keeping the Peace: The United Nations and the Maintenance of International Peace and Security (Melland Schill Studies in International Law Series) Second. Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK.
  • WHITE, N.D., 1997. Accountability and Democracy in the United Nations: A Legal Perspective International Relations. 13, 1-18
  • WHITE, N.D. and ULGEN, O., 1997. The Security Council and the Decentralised Military Option: Constitutionality and Function Netherlands International Law Review. XLIV, 378-413
  • MCCOUBREY, H. and WHITE N.D., 1996. Textbook on Jurisprudence (Textbook Series) Second. Blackstone Press Ltd, London, UK.
  • MCCOUBREY, H. and WHITE N.D., 1996. The Blue Helmets: The Legal Regulation of UN Military Operations Dartmouth Publishing Co. Ltd, Aldershot.
  • WHITE, N.D., 1996. The Law of International Organisations (Melland Schill Studies in International Law Series) Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK.
  • WHITE N.D., 1996. The UN Charter and Peacekeeping: Constitutional Issues International Peacekeeping. 3(4), 43-63
  • WHITE N.D., 1996. Commentary on the Protection of the Kurdish Safe Haven: Operation Desert Strike Journal of Armed Conflict Law. 1(2), 197-204
  • MCCOUBREY, H., and WHITE N.D., 1995. International Organizations and Civil Wars Ashgate Publishing Group, Aldershot & London.
  • WHITE N.D., 1994. Collective Sanctions: An Alternative to Military Coercion? International Relations. 12, 75-91
  • WHITE N.D., 1994. UN Peacekeeping: Development or Destruction? International Relations. 12, 129-158
  • WHITE, N.D., 1993. Keeping the peace : The United Nations and the Maintenance of International Peace and Security (Melland Schill Monographs in International Law Series) Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK.
  • MCCOUBREY, H. and WHITE N.D., 1992. International Law and Armed Conflict Ashgate Publishing Group, Aldershot & London.
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