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Links and Resources on Globalization of Law


UN International Law Portal

Comprehensive page of international law in the UN system

International Law Dictionary and Directory

Glossary of international legal terms.

UN Treaty Collection

Article 102 of the UN Charter states, "Every treaty and every international agreement entered into by any Member of the United Nations after the present Charter comes into force shall as soon as possible be registered with the Secretariat and published by it". An electronic list of those treaties.

American Society of International Law

Society of US legal practitioners, scholars, and teachers dedicated to expanding the use and study of international law.

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

The core legal body of the United Nations system in the field of international trade law. UNCITRAL has a universal membership and has specialized in law reform worldwide for over 30 years.

United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention (ODCCP)

As the name suggests, the United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention is concerned with addressing the issues of drug control, crime prevention and international terrorism.

International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)

An institution that arbitrates trade disputes between states and foreign investors. States that have signed the ICSID Convention cannot appeal the decisions made by this court, which is closely affiliated with the World Bank and is co-sponsored by International Chamber of Commerce and other business associations.



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