This chapter addresses global international organisations other than the UN. First, it compares the UN with other international organisations before examining the International Labour Organization, the World Health Organization, the International Civil Aviation Organization, and the International Maritime Organization.
This chapter addresses peace and security. It covers the prohibition of (armed) force, exceptions to the prohibition on (armed) force, UN peace operations, international humanitarian law, and the International Committee of the Red Cross.
This chapter highlights the varying nature of relationships which exist between international law and national (domestic) law. It covers direct effect, monism and dualism, monism and dualism in practice, rules of international law having direct or indirect effect, and national government bodies and international law.
This chapter addresses regional intergovernmental organisations. It covers, the Organisation of American States, the European Union, the African Union, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, and other regional intergovernmental organisations.
This chapter addresses the settlement of disputes. It covers general and special rules, diplomatic methods, international arbitration, the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the panel procedures of the World Trade Organization, and the Inspection Panel of the World Bank.
This chapter addresses the sources of international law. It covers the sources of international law more broadly before introducing treaties, customary international law, decisions of international organisations, other sources of law, and the relationship between international sources of law and legal rules.
The focus of this chapter is state responsibility. The chapter introduces the concept of state responsibility and then covers international wrongful acts, circumstances precluding wrongfulness, cessation and compliance, and diplomatic protection.
This chapter covers the subjects of international law and considers the concept of international legal personality and the forms it can take, how it relates to states, how it connects to recognition of intergovernmental organisations and liberation movements, and more recent forms of international legal personality.
This chapter provides greater detail on treaty law. It covers sources of treaty law, the entry into force of treaties, reservations to treaties, interpretation of treaties, the validity and effect of treaties, state succession in respect of treaties, and national law and the entry into force of treaties.
This chapter focuses on the United Nations. It covers the foundation and development of the UN, the objectives and principles of the UN, the UN organs, the relations between the different UN bodies, the powers and functions of the UN agencies, the voting procedures of the UN, the immunities and privileges of the UN, the responsibility of the UN, and the relationship between the UN and the development of international law.