Dr. Heleen De Geest, the Liaison Officer of the University of Luxembourg gave a special open lecture on “The current role of the United Nations Security Council”, on 22 November 2017 at the Faculty of Law and Political Science of the National University of Laos. This lecture is part of the Inter-University Project’s cooperation with ILSTA who organises open lectures for students at the FLP. The University of Luxembourg regularly contributes to them.
Dr. Heleen gave an overview of the historical background of the UN Security Council, its composition, functioning and sanctioning powers. More than 120 students attended the lecture, raising critical questions, generating a very lively, interesting and interactive session.