Diplomatic Immunity

An immunity from local laws and regulations accorded by host states to accredited foreign diplomats. It is recognized in international law that diplomatic officers are the personal representatives of sovereign states and, as such, are themselves inviolable on the same basis as the states they […]

Diplomatic Relations

Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations The 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations outlines the rules of diplomatic law for the exchange and treatment of envoys between states. It has become an almost universally adopted Convention with 179 states party to it. The Vienna Convention […]

Diplomatic Protection

Draft Articles on Diplomatic Protection in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to Draft Articles on Diplomatic Protection: On October 21, 2013, Steven Hill, Deputy Legal Adviser for the U.S. Mission to the UN, delivered remarks at the UN General Assembly Sixth […]

International Humanitarian Law Treaties

International Humanitarian Law Treaties and Conventions Sources of international humanitarian law The sources are: International Humanitarian Law treaties. International Humanitarian Law is based on a number of treaties, in particular the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional […]

Humanitarian Occupation

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on humanitarian occupation explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "humanitarian occupation" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of […]

Consular Officers

Expanded Authority of Consular Officers to Revoke Visas in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On April 27,2011, the Department of State announced a change to its regulations in order to expand the […]

Law-making Treaties

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on law-making treaties explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "law-making treaties" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law […]

Diplomatic Property

Under the United States' International Agreements, the Diplomatic Property of the Congo's United Nations Mission is Immune From Attachment or Execution in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): […]

Treaties Conclusion

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on treaties conclusion explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "treaties, conclusion" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law […]

Treaties Territorial Application

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on treaties territorial application explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "treaties, territorial application" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic […]

Authentication Treaties

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on authentication treaties explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "treaties, authentication" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of […]

Treaties Most Ratified

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on treaties most ratified explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "treaties, most ratified/acceded to" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of […]

Treaties Correction

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on treaties correction explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "treaties, correction" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law […]

Treaties Depositories

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on treaties depositories explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "treaties, depositories" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International […]

Advisory Opinions on the Interpretation of Peace Treaties With Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on advisory opinions on the interpretation of peace treaties with bulgaria, hungary, and romania explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "interpretation of peace […]

Treaties Repudiation

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on treaties repudiation explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "treaties, repudiation" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law […]

Commitment to Humanitarian Law

Affirmation of us Commitment to Humanitarian Law at Red Cross Conference in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On November 28, 2011, Mr. Koh delivered remarks at the 31st International Conference of […]

Treaties Definition

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on treaties definition explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "treaties, definition" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law […]

U.S. Diplomatic and Consular Staff in Tehran Case

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on u.s. diplomatic and consular staff in tehran case explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "u.s. diplomatic and consular staff in tehran case" in the […]

Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on diplomatic privileges and immunities explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "diplomatic privileges and immunities" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic […]

Intervention

Summary of Intervention

A process within the framework of the Common Agricultural Policy (read this and related legal terms for further details) of the European Economic Community whereby the EEC will purchase certain commodities currently selling below a stipulated target price. The price […]

Customary International Humanitarian Law

Customary International Humanitarian Law Sources of international humanitarian law The sources are: International Humanitarian Law treaties. International Humanitarian Law is … Read more

List of Environment Treaties

List of Environment International Agreements and Treaties ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution (Kuala Lumpur, 2002 ) ASEAN Agreement on … Read more

Diplomatic Agent

Definition of Diplomatic Agent In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Diplomatic Agent : One of a class of state officials who are entrusted with the responsibility for representing their state and its interests and welfare and that of its citizens or […]

Consular Notification

Senate Hearing on Consular Notification Compliance Act in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): In the United States, federal, state and local law enforcement officials have in most cases been upholding […]

Revision of Treaties

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on revision of treaties explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "revision of treaties" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law […]

Diplomatic Courier

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on diplomatic courier explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Embracing mainstream international law, this section on diplomatic courier explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law […]

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations

  Article 12 THE EXEQUATUR 1. The head of a consular post is admitted to the exercise of his functions by an authorization from the receiving State termed an exequatur, whatever the form of this authorization. 2. A State which refuses to grant an exequatur is not obliged to give to the […]

Consular Privileges

Diplomatic and Consular Privileges and Immunities in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On February 24, 2011, the United States filed a statement of interest in the U.S. District Court for the Central […]

Unequal Treaties

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on unequal treaties explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "unequal treaties" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law […]

Taxation: Diplomatic and Consular Premises

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on taxation: diplomatic and consular premises explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "taxation: diplomatic and consular premises" in the Parry and Grant […]

Treaties Invalidity

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on treaties invalidity explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "treaties, invalidity" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law […]

Entry Into Force of Treaties

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on entry into force of treaties explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "treaties, entry into force" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of […]

Severance of Diplomatic Relations

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on severance of diplomatic relations explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "severance of diplomatic relations" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic […]

Treaties Termination and Suspension

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on treaties termination and suspension explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "treaties, termination and suspension" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic […]

Treaties Mistake

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on treaties mistake explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "treaties, mistake" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law […]

Consular Notification Compliance

Consular Notification Compliance Act ("cnca") in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): The millions of U.S. citizens who live and travel overseas, including many of the men and women of the U.S. […]

Treaties

Treaties Table of Content The Basics Introduction Treaties defining Subjects of International Law: International Organizations , European Union and other Subjets of International law Treaty-Making and NGOs Treaty Formation Making the Treaty Treaty Signature Provisional Application of […]

Treaties Reservations

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on treaties reservations explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "treaties, reservations" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International […]