The Role of International Organizations in Restricting the Use of Humanitarian Intervention for Political Purposes

  • Adel Hamzah OTHMAN Department of Law, Al Farabi University College, Baghdad, Iraq


Humanitarian intervention is often seen as a factor of increasing the level of political presence in one state by another due to its impact on socio-economic processes. Moreover, the presence of the state itself and its government or army is not required. International organizations are used in most cases. The relevance of the study is determined by the fact that humanitarian intervention is now understood as an instrument of soft power, coupled with the use of the international community in the context of cross-cutting information. The novelty of the article is determined by the fact that humanitarian intervention is considered not only as an instrument of political influence, but also as a mechanism for participation in the economic environment of society. The paper shows that under the conditions of the distribution of crisis economic phenomena, humanitarian intervention can only aggravate the situation of the state. It was determined that the most effective tool to increase the political rating of other state is the recovery period after emergency situations. The authors show the mechanism for using the mandatory procedures for the restoration of the country using a political instrument from the most financially secure states. The practical significance of the paper is determined by the need to form a mechanism for differentiating the political impact in the process of restoring the state after an emergency.


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How to Cite
OTHMAN, Adel Hamzah. The Role of International Organizations in Restricting the Use of Humanitarian Intervention for Political Purposes. Journal of Advanced Research in Law and Economics, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 4, p. 1287-1295, june 2020. ISSN 2068-696X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 09 aug. 2020. doi: