Subjects of international Law

Subjects of International Law

States: Identity, Recognition, and Succession

This Section covers the following subjects:

  • State Identity
  • Sovereignty
  • Legitimacy
  • Recognition of States
  • Recognition of Governments
  • State Succession

State Responsibility and Diplomatic Protection

This Section covers the following subjects:

  • Substantive Conditions
  • Procedural Aspects
  • Expropriations
  • Contract Breaches

International Organizations

This Section covers the following subjects:

  • An Overview of International Institutions
  • International Organizations as Subjects of International Law
  • Constitutional Law of International Organizations
  • Institutional Liability..

Individuals in International Law

This Section covers the following subjects:

  • Nationality
  • Duties of Persons Under International Law
  • Rights of Individuals

MPEPIL: Subjects of international law

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL) list of articles of this subject.

List of articles pertaining to this subject: Subjects of international law:

1. Andorra, Viñas Farré, Ramón
2. European Community and Union Law and International Law, von Bogdandy, Armin and Smrkolj, Maja
3. European Community and Union, Membership in International Organizations or Institutions, Frid de Vries, Rachel
4. European Community and Union, Party to International Agreements, Schütze, Robert
5. Holy See, Westdickenberg, Gerd
6. Micro States, Grant, Thomas D
7. Nations, von Bogdandy, Armin and Hau?ler, Stefan
8. Vienna Convention on the Representation of States in their Relations with International Organizations of a Universal Character (1975), Hertig Randall, Maya



See Also

  • Objects of International Law
  • References and Further Reading

    About the Author/s and Reviewer/s

    Author: international

    Mentioned in these Entries

    International Organizations, Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law.

    Subjects of International Law

    Embracing mainstream international law, this section on subjects of international law explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here.


    Further Reading

    • The entry “subjects of international law” in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (currently, the Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law, 2009), Oxford University Press



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