You want to learn how international law is made, applied and enforced, and about its basic rules? International Law will help you to better understand...more
You want to learn how international law is made, applied and enforced, and about its basic rules? International Law will help you to better understand the world in which we live!
We are delighted that you’ve enrolled in this course and are looking forward to explore the law of the international community with you! ...less
Whether you're here to gain insights into international law, identify skills to help you thrive at work, or connect with a global community of students, we hope you'll find what you're looking for in this MOOC.
During this first week, we will introduce international law from a conceptual and historical perspective. We will also give you the opportunity to get to know each other. Then we'll provide an overview of the course's content, structure, and objectives. ...Less
Please find below the Reading Material. It contains legal texts such as tre...More
Please find below the Reading Material. It contains legal texts such as treaties, conventions, statutes etc. These will be used as reading material throughout the course. You don't need to read the whole reading material now. Just make sure you have it on hand when you are taking the course as you might find it helpful to read the legal text we will refer to....Less
The International Law Commission is, as we will...More
ILC’s Draft Articles
The International Law Commission is, as we will see next week, the body responsible for the codification of international law. Article 2 of the ILC’s Draft Articles on the Responsibility of International Organizations states that:
"For the purposes of the present draft articles, the term 'international organization' means an organization established by a treaty or other instrument governed by international law and possessing its own international legal personality. International organizations may include as members, in addition to States, other entities".
If the International Law Commission' definition of international organizations refers to their legal personality, it is because this is one of the most important features of international organizations and that there is no responsibility without legal personality. ...Less