Basic Documents in International Law

Paperback | October 4, 2008

byIan Brownlie, Q.C.

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Basic Documents in International Law draws together all of the most important documents needed for the study of international law. Collated by Ian Brownlie, a worldwide expert in the field, this book has provided students and practitoners with the most essential instruments giving a thoroughgrounding in this diverse and fascinating field of law. This sixth edition incorporates all key new documents within the field since the publication of the fifth edition in 2002, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.Since the first edition appeared in 1967, this collection of basic texts has become an established aid both to the practising lawyer using international law materials, and to the student of international law as a complement to existing course books. As the title states, the objective of thecollection has always been to provide readers with the essential, basic documents, and this edition continues to do so, building on the aims and reputation established over the last 40 years.

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Basic Documents in International Law draws together all of the most important documents needed for the study of international law. Collated by Ian Brownlie, a worldwide expert in the field, this book has provided students and practitoners with the most essential instruments giving a thoroughgrounding in this diverse and fascinating fi...

Ian Brownlie, CBE, QC, is a Barrister at Blackstone's Chambers in London and Distinguished Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He was re-elected to the International Law Commission for a third five-year term in 2006 on the nomination of the Governments of the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand and India, and was elected Chairman in ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:440 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.91 inPublished:October 4, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199217718

ISBN - 13:9780199217717

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Part I - International Organizations1. Charter of the United Nations2. Declaration on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States in Accordance with the Charter of the United Nations3. Constitution of the International Labour Organization4. Constitutive Act of the African UnionPart II - The Law of the Sea1. Conventions adopted by the United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea, 29 April 1958l i) The Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone ii) The High Seas iii) Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas IV) The Continental Shelf2. Declaration of Principles Governing the Sea-bed and the Ocean Floor, and the Subsoil Thereof, Beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction3. Conventions on the Law of the Sea (Parts I-X)Part III - Outer Space1. Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and other Celestial BodiesPart IV - Diplomatic Relations1. Vienna Convention on Diplomatic RelationsPart V - Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources1. General Assembly Resolution of 1962 on Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources2. Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of StatesPart VI - Human Rights and Self-Determination1. Universal Declaration of Human Rights2. International Covenants on Human Rightsi)International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights ii) International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights iii) Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights iv) Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Aiming at the Abolition of the Death Penalty3. Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples4. International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination5. The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights as Amended by Protocol no.11 l 1 - As amended by Protocol II, 4 - As amended by Protocol II, 6 - As amended by Protocol II, 7 - As amended by Protocol II, 12. Concerning the Prohibition of DiscriminationPart VII - The Law of Treaties1. Vienna Convention on the Law of TreatiesPart VIII - State Responsibility2. Articles on the Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful ActsPart IX - Judicial Settlements of Disputes1. Statute of the International Court of JusticePart X - International Criminal Law1. Statute for the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 19912. Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court