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Basic Documents in International Law

Basic Documents in International Law

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  • Author(s): Ian Brownlie
  • Brand: Oxford University Press
  • Edition: 6 Ed Rp 2012
  • ISBN 13 9780199217717
  • Approx. Pages 425 + contents
  • Format Paperback
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days

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Description
Basic Documents in International Law draws together all of the most important documents needed for the study of international law. Selected and edited by lan Brownlie, a worldwide expert in the field, this book will provide students and practitioners with the most essential instruments needed for a thorough grounding in this diverse and fascinating area of law.
This sixth edition includes all the basic key documents in international law, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. The most important current documents have been included as the book retains its focused approach and remains a convenient companion to a course textbook.
Useful introductory annotations incorporate valuable advice about further reading, allowing readers to appreciate the context in which the documents were drafted and find further information and commentary after having read the primary source.
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Contents
Part 1 – International Organisations

    I. Charter of the United Nations
    II. Declaration on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations
    and Co-operation among States in Accordance with the Charter of the United Nations
    III. Constitution of the International Labour Organization
    IV. Constitutive Act of the African Union
Part 2 – The Law of the Sea
    I. Conventions adopted by the United Nations Conference on the Law of the
    Sea, 29 April 1958
    1.    The Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone
    2.    The High Seas
    3.    Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas
    4.    The Continental Shelf
    II.  Declaration of Principles Governing the Sea-bed and the Ocean Floor, and the
    Subsoil Thereof, Beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction
    III.  Convention on the Law of the Sea (Parts I-X)
Part 3 – Outer Space
    Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and
    Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and other Celestial Bodies
Part 4 – Deplomatic Relations
1.    Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations
Part 5 – Permenent Sovereignty Over Natural Resources
    I. General Assembly Resolution of 1962 on Permanent Sovereignty over
    Natural Resources
    II. Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States
Part 6 – Human Rights and Self – Determination
    I. Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    II. International Covenants on Human Rights
    1.    International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
    2.    International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
    3.    Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
    4.    Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and
           Political Rights Aiming at the Abolition of the Death Penalty
    III. Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples
    IV. International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination
    V. The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights as
    Amended by Protocol No. 11 protocols:
    1.    As Amended by Protocol 11
    4.    As Amended by Protocol 11
    6.    As Amended by Protocol 11
    7.    As Amended by Protocol 11
    12.  Concerning the Prohibition of Discrimination
    13.  To the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental
    Freedoms Concerning the Abolition of the Death Penalty in all Circumstances
Part 7 – Law of Treaties
    1. Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties
Part 8 – State Responsibility
    2. Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts
Part 9 – Judicial Settlement of Disputes
    1. Statute of the International Court of Justice
Part 10 – International Criminal Law
    I. Statute of 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 1991
    II. Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
Index
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Author Details
lan Brownlie
, CBE, QC, is a Barrister at Blackstone 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 2007.
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