International Trade Centre

International Trade Centre Outline The ITC is a governmental body operating under the joint auspices of GATT and UNCTAD. It initially came into existence in 1964 as an organization supported by GATT and came under the joint auspices of GATT and UNCTAD in 1968. Its main function is to promote…

International Trade

International Political Economy Trends: International Trade Introduction to International Trade In the 21st century, international trade has grown to 20 percent of the world's total production of goods and services-around $6.5 trillion per year. This volume of trade is almost seven times […]

Export Monitoring

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Dispute Settlement Body

Hierarchical Display of Dispute Settlement Body International Organisations > World organisations > World organisation > World Trade Organisation
Trade > International trade > Trade relations > Trade dispute
Trade > Trade policy > Commercial law > Commercial arbitration
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Weapon of Mass Destruction

Hierarchical Display of Weapon of mass destruction International Relations > Defence > Military equipment
International Organisations > World organisations > World organisation > Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Weapon of mass destruction Concept of Weapon of mass […]

Common Foreign and Security Policy

Common Foreign And Security Policy Common Foreign and Security Policy of European Union at the United Nations Further Reading A concise encyclopedia of the United Nations (including Common Foreign and Security Policy , H Volger, KA Annan -2010) The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations (TG […]

Comecon

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on comecon explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Comecon and Europe There is an entry on comecon in the European legal encyclopedia. Resources See Also Further Reading Entry "Comecon" in the […]

Gats

Gats in International Trade Meaning of Gats, according to the Dictionary of International Trade (Global Negotiator): The General Agreement on Trade Services is a World Trade Organization agreement that is the first multilateral agreement provide legally enforceable rules covering all […]

Group Of 77

Group Of 77 Group of 77 and the United Nations Further Reading A concise encyclopedia of the United Nations (including Group of 77, H Volger, KA Annan -2010) The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations (TG Weiss – 2007) International Law: A Dictionary (including Group of 77, Boczek, Boleslaw […]

Police Cooperation

Police and Judicial Co-operation in Criminal Matters and Europe There is an entry on police and judicial co-operation in criminal matters in the European legal encyclopedia. Resources See Also Further Reading Entry "Police and Judicial Co-operation in Criminal Matters" in the work […]

Bank For International Settlements

Bank For International Settlements Summary of Bank For International Settlements An international bank owned and controlled by the central banks of twenty-four European and five non-European central banks. The BIS was formed at the Hague Conference of 1930 in response to pressures for the […]

Corruption

Corruption Definition Corruption, wrongdoing by those in a special position of trust. The term is commonly applied to self-benefiting conduct by public officials and others dedicated to public service. (1) Corruption is not a technical term; it is not considered a criminal offence in most […]

Tariff Negotiations

Hierarchical Display of Tariff negotiations Trade > Tariff policy > Tariff policy
International Relations > International affairs > International agreement > International negotiations
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Cultural Exception

Hierarchical Display of Cultural exception Social Questions > Culture and religion > Cultural policy
Production, Technology And Research > Research and intellectual property > Intellectual property > Copyright
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Oecd

Concept of Oecd An introductory definition of Oecd is provided here: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, organization of 29 industrialized countries OECD The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, abbreviated as OECD and based in Paris (FR), is an […]

Economic Development

Economic Development of Society (in the Human Development Area) In this context, Economic Development of Society means: is a multidimensional process, covering economic growth, structural changes in economy, improvement of conditions and quality of life. Legal Issues in the Third World’s […]

Renewable Energy

Renewable Source (of Energy) (in the Human Development Area) In this context, Renewable Source (of Energy) means: natural resources, which stocks or recovered more quickly than is used or not depends on whether or not they are used as hydro, solar, wind, geothermal, hydraulic energy, the […]

Migration

Migration Definition Migration may be defined as the movement of people, especially of whole groups, from one place, region, or country to another, particularly with the intention of making permanent settlement in a new location. See more definitions about migration in the law dictionary. […]

Development Assistance Committee

Development Assistance Committee (DAC) The Development Assistance Committee, or DAC, is the principal body through which the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) deals with issues related to co-operation with developing countries. The DAC comprises 22 Member States and […]

International Commercial Arbitration

See also International business arbitration in this international legal encyclopedia.

International Commercial Arbitration Resources
Treaties and Conventions on Arbitration

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New Technology

Hierarchical Display of New technology Production, Technology And Research > Technology and technical regulations > Technology
Production, Technology And Research > Technology and technical regulations > Advanced materials
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Interparliamentary Union

Hierarchical Display of Interparliamentary Union International Organisations > World organisations > World organisation
Politics > Parliament > Interparliamentary relations > Inter-parliamentary cooperation Concept of Interparliamentary Union See the dictionary definition of […]

Inter-parliamentary Cooperation

Hierarchical Display of Inter-parliamentary cooperation Politics > Parliament > Interparliamentary relations
International Organisations > World organisations > World organisation > Interparliamentary Union Inter-parliamentary cooperation Concept of Inter-parliamentary cooperation See the […]

Interpol

International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) Interpol-Washington "Presently providing cooperation among police agencies of 181 nations, Interpol is in the United States represented by the U.S. National Central Bureau, also called Interpol-Washington, which is directed by the […]

Globalisation

Globalisation and Law Globalisation and Europe There is an entry on globalisation in the European legal encyclopedia. Resources See Also Further Reading Entry "Globalisation" in the work "A Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union from Aachen to Zollverein", by Rodney […]

World Trade Organisation

World Trade Organisation (wto) and Europe There is an entry on world trade organisation (wto) in the European legal encyclopedia. World Trade Organisation and the European Union Resources See Also WTO Resources See Also Further Reading Entry "World Trade Organisation (wto)" in the […]

North-West Atlantic Fisheries Organisation

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Agriculture, Forestry And Fisheries > Fisheries > Fishing industry
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Opec

Concept of Opec An introductory definition of Opec is provided here: Organization of Petroleum Exporting Companies: cartel of oil producers formed to control the price and supply of oil on world markets Definition of OPEC Within the context of international organizations, the following is a […]

Energy Policy

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EU-NATO Cooperation

Hierarchical Display of EU-NATO cooperation European Union > European construction > European Union > Common foreign and security policy > Common security and defence policy
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Commonwealth of Independent States

Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in relation with International Trade In the context of trade organizations, Christopher Mark (1993) provided the following definition of Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS): An organization of II countries — including all former Soviet republics […]

East-West Relations

Hierarchical Display of East-West relations International Relations > International affairs > International affairs
International Relations > International security > International conflict > Cold war
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Group Of Ten

Also known as the Paris Club, the ten principal trading nations. The group, consisting of the United States, Great Britain, Federal Republic of Germany, France, Japan, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Canada, and Sweden, derived the name from a 1962 General Agreement to Borrow signed to make U.S. $6…

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in relation with International Trade In the context of trade organizations, Christopher Mark (1993) provided the following definition of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): A regional cooperation organization including Australia, Brunei. Canada. […]

Tariff Policy

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European Conference of Ministers of Transport

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Transport > Maritime and inland waterway transport > Inland waterway transport
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Nuclear Safety

Nuclear Safety in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to Nuclear Safety: In 2013, there was significant progress toward the establishment of a global nuclear liability regime allowing for compensation in the event of a nuclear accident, as called for by the […]

Conventional Weapon

Hierarchical Display of Conventional weapon International Relations > Defence > Military equipment
International Organisations > World organisations > World organisation > Wassenaar arrangement Conventional weapon Concept of Conventional weapon See the dictionary definition of Conventional […]

Animal Disease

Hierarchical Display of Animal disease Agriculture, Forestry And Fisheries > Agricultural activity > Animal health
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TRIPs

TRIPS and International Trade Embracing mainstream international law, this section on trips explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. TRIPS in Private International Law This section contain conflict of laws information and cross references related to trips […]