MAK LAW SERVICES

LEGAL CONSULTING

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  • Legal advice on any issue arising under public international law
  • Legal opinions on the interpretation of the UN Charter as well as UN Security Council (UNSC) and UN General Assembly resolutions
  • Legal assessment of rights and obligations under customary international and treaty law
  • Legal and strategic advice on compliance with UNSC resolutions, including the Chapter VII sanctions  regimes, and other legal obligations and due diligence requirements 
  • Legal assistance in preparing national implementation reports required by international resolutions or treaties
  • Legal analysis of allegations of violations of international humanitarian or human rights law

LEGAL DRAFTING

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  • Preparing draft legal analysis to assist Governments and intergovernmental organizations address legal challenges and seize legal opportunities 
  • Prepare reports required by the UN Security Council or other UN resolutions, including implementation reports and universal periodic reviews
  • Prepare studies to address legal developments or challenges arising fromt he work of the UN or other intergovernmental organizations and international courts
  • Prepare legal texts or speeches to advance legal rights and interests
  • Assist in the negotiation of arrangements and agreements to protect legal status and rights including diplomatic as well as functional privileges and immunities

LEGAL TRAINING

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  • Provide briefings and simulated negotiation exercises for diplomats entering multilateral organs including under the UN or IAEA auspices
  • Provide legal and strategic training to elected members of the UN Security Council on their powers and responsibilities under the UN Charter
  • Provide legal and strategic training to elected members of the IAEA Board of Governors on their powers and responsibilities under the IAEA Statute and the UN Relationship Agreement
  • Provide legal and scenario-based training to promote UN peacekeeping and  the protection of civilians mandate
  • Promote the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy including the nuclear security regime and efforts to combat nuclear terrorism