This Online documentary collection reproduces diverse treaty and non-treaty instruments prominent in the following realms of international and transnational relations: Constitutive/Organic (Title I), War/Peace (Title II), Human Rights/Social Justice (Title III), Trade/Finance/Development (Title IV), and Earth/Space Environment (Title V). Additionally, it provides up-to-date information on the legal status of these instruments, cites their official and unofficial sources, and references hundreds of other treaty and non-treaty instruments in the same realms. Included in addition to "treaties" are "agreements," "charters," "concluding documents," "conventions," "covenants," "decisions," "declarations," "draft articles," "final acts," "general acts," "joint statements," "manifestos," "memoranda," "pacts," "procès-verbals," "protocols," "resolutions," "rules," and "statutes." Continuously updated, the collection is rich in information on both the history and current state of international law and affairs.
About the Editors
Burns H. Weston, B.A. (1956) in History, Oberlin College; LL.B. (1961) and J.S.D. (1970), Yale Law School; Bessie Dutton Murray Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus, The University of Iowa. Widely and extensively published in books and articles, he specializes in human rights law and policy.
Jonathan C. Carlson, B.A. (1976), with First Class Honors in Philosophy/Political Science, McGill University; J.D. (1979), University of Chicago. He publishes on international trade law, international environmental law, and the law of global climate change.