Alfred de Zayas

Alfred de Zayas is a law professor at the Geneva School of Diplomacy and served as a UN Independent Expert on International Order 2012-18. He is the author of ten books including “Building a Just World Order” Clarity Press, 2021.  

Provocation is Not an Innocent Act

Relocating UN Headquarters out of the United States

European ‘Strategic Autonomy’ and the Perception of Reality

The Security Council Fails the World on Nordstream

The Importance of Building a Just World Order to Democracy and the Diversity of World Civilizations

Lessons Not Learned From the Pentagon Papers

Hersh, the US and the Sabotage of the Nordstream Pipelines

Remembering Vladimir Putin’s speech of 10 February 2007 at the Munich Security Conference

The Ukraine War in the Light of the UN Charter

The United Nations and Unilateral Coercive Measures

The Tamil People: “Unsung Victims”

A Blueprint For Peace In Ukraine

The United Nations Promise of Peace – Also In Ukraine

Principles of International Order

Revisiting the Goals of Sustainable Development

Peace as a Human Right

The Good and the Bad in Latin Maxims

Shakespeare Today

“Responsibility to Protect” as a Prelude to Undemocratic “Regime Change” and Foreign Imposition of “Transitional Justice”

NATO’s “Death Wish” Will Destroy Not Only Europe but the Rest of the World as Well

The Flaws in the “Assessment” Report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on China

Let’s Revive FDR’s Four Freedoms and the Atlantic Charter

Prolonging War is a Crime against Peace – and a Crime Against Humanity

Double-Standards at the UN Human Rights Council

War Crimes in Ukraine: Time for a People’s Tribunal?

Disarmament For Development

Suspending Russia: a Precedent That Undermines the Credibility of the Human Rights Council

No Right Arises From a Wrong

Facts Without Consequences

When the “Good Guys” Censor

Fake News, Fake History, Fake Law

Economic Sanctions Kill

Reflections on Law and Punishment  

Precedents of Permissibility

Reflections on Law and Justice

Overhauling the Human Rights Apparatus: a New Paradigm for the 21st Century

Citius Altius Fortius: the Political Games Around the Olympics

What and Whom to Believe (or How to Cope with Disillusionment)

A Culture of Cheating: On the Origins of the Crisis in Ukraine

NATO as Religion

How to Cope With the Deep State

The Rule of Law Must Finally Evolve Into the Rule of Justice

Who Will Guard the Guardians?

Resolution for 2022: Dare to Build Your Own Opinions and Then Defend Them!

What is Patriotism?

Peng Chun Chang and the Holistic Approach to Human Rights

A Litmus Test for Democracy? Democratic Deficits at the Summit for Democracy

Worse Than the Dreyfuss Affair: the Persecution of Julian Assange