International Law

International law, also known as public international law and law of nations, is the set of rules, norms, and standards generally accepted in relations between nations. It establishes normative guidelines and a common conceptual framework to guide states across a broad range of domains, including war, diplomacy, trade, and human rights. International law aims at the practice of stable, consistent, and organized international relations.The sources of international law include international custom (general state practice accepted as law), treaties, and general principles of law recognized by most national legal systems. International law may also be reflected in international comity, the practices …

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MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

While scholarship on refugee migration tends to center on the Global North, most refugees actually reside in the Global South. This book shifts the focus, revealing how governments in the …

duty of states, as enshrined in customary international law, not to return refugees to countries where


CCR: Canadian Council for Refugees · 20 May 2024 English

Ministerial Relief applications: Proposed Regulatory Amendments CCR comments, May 2024 The following are the comments of the Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) in response to the publication in the Canada …

roadmap for definitions that, consistent with international law, are more limited in scope and depend on personal


CIGI: Centre for International Governance Innovation · 16 May 2024 English

FARA, treatment of non-state-owned commercial The essence of the Australian scheme lies in its enterprises, and the question of how to address creation of a public registry of a class …

democratic processes and institutions the International Law Section of the American Bar from foreign influence


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 15 May 2024 English

International investment treaties and their investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS) system are facing growing scrutiny of how they threaten climate action, environmental protection, and social justice. But what would an alternative …

these problems through a treaty—that is, an international law instrument—can help solve the problem in question informed decision on whether a treaty, or international law more generally, is the most appropriate governance addressed by the treaty regard compliance with international law as important. They can also have a range certain conduct. The basic starting point in international law is that conduct that is not specifically prohibited accountability, and consolidate existing international law norms (Bernasconi-Osterwalder et al., 2018)


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 14 May 2024 English

Migration Governance in North America engages the complex dynamics of mobilities across the continent. Situating North America within the global migration landscape, it unpacks such issues as temporary labour mobility, …

Proceedings of the American Society of International Law Annual Meeting 101 (March): 303–6. Gottwald


CIGI: Centre for International Governance Innovation · 10 May 2024 English

the final stages of the Uruguay Round of the The explicit mention of article 10bis of the Paris World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations. [...] The of action for the holders …

conversation. exclusive IP protection. In international law, unlike the detailed provisions for patents accountable manner. not thoroughly regulated in international law, leading to a wide range of interpretations recognize the value of IPRs early, Looking at international law, key legal frameworks shaping the laws in Still Room for Differentiation?” Journal of International Law & Policy 29: 109–33. www.nyujilp.org/prin


Wilson Center Canada · 6 May 2024 English

However, the past two decades have witnessed a dramatic shift in the geopolitical landscape, characterized by the erosion of multilateralism, the rise of nationalism, the resurgence of authoritarian regimes, and …

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CLD: Centre for Law and Democracy · 3 May 2024 English

JOINT DECLARATION ON THE CLIMATE CRISIS AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION The United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, …

serve a legitimate purpose recognised under international law, and to be necessary and proportionate. The and redress against environmental harm. a. International law requires States to provide adequate and effective


CHRC: Canadian Human Rights Commission · 2 May 2024

Monitoring the Right to Housing for People with Disabilities The right to housing for people with disabilities: Monitoring framework Canadian Human Rights Commission and the Office of the Federal Housing …

area. You will also find links to relevant international law sources, including the Convention on the Rights can live independently in the community. • International law sources: o Article 19 of the United Nations shelters and services meet their needs. • International law sources: o Article 28 of the United Nations discrimination. They can live with dignity. • International law sources: o Article 5 of the United Nations housing that meets their accessibility needs. • International law sources: o Article 9 of the United Nations


CGAI: Canadian Global Affairs Institute · 1 May 2024

explained the increasingly challenging mandates for our navy to:Maintain maritime domestic and international law in concert with the Canadian Coast Guard;Promote Canadian diplomatic interests abroad while


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