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Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law

Courses at the Hague Academy are published in the Collected Courses, the Academy’s flagship collection. These contributions by prestigious authors deal with the theoretical and practical aspects of the subject, including legislation and case law.

For more information on the Academy and its activities, go to The Hague Academy Publications Page.

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Colloques/Workshop Series

The Academy publishes the papers from the Workshops which it organizes, each looking at future oriented topics in international law.

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Foreign Law Guide

General Editor: Marci Hoffman

Acclaimed by librarians, academics, and researchers alike, the Foreign Law Guide (FLG) is an essential database offering relevant information on sources of foreign law, including complete bibliographic citations to legislation, the existence of English translations and selected references to secondary sources in one virtual destination. Broad in content and global in scope, the FLG is an indispensable resource for comparative law research and a fundamental tool for developing a foreign and comparative law collection. Approximately 190 jurisdictions are systemically covered and updated by a global team of experts.

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Handbook of WTO/GATT Dispute Settlement

General Editor: Stewart and Stewart

Created by experts with international trade law practitioners in mind, the Handbook of WTO/GATT Dispute Settlement Online offers instant access to a vast legal research database that includes:

  • Updated summaries of 300+ WTO/GATT panel, Appellate Body, or arbitrator reports.
  • Nine comprehensive indexes cross-referencing the reports by key word, article, country, subject, panelist, member, and more.
  • Easy citation lists to track adoption status of reports.

The Handbook of WTO/GATT Dispute Settlement Online is an essential resource for trade law practitioners that want to navigate and quickly master complex WTO/GATT reports spanning hundreds of pages in length.

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International Law & World Order: Weston's & Carlson's Basic Documents

This Online documentary collection reproduces diverse treaty and non-treaty instruments prominent in the following realms of international and transnational relations: Constitutive/Organic (Title I), War/Peace (Title II), Human Rights/Social Justice (Title III), Trade/Finance/Development (Title IV), and Earth/Space Environment (Title V).

Additionally, it provides up-to-date information on the legal status of these instruments, cites their official and unofficial sources, and references hundreds of other treaty and non-treaty instruments in the same realms. Included in addition to "treaties" are "agreements," "charters," "concluding documents," "conventions," "covenants," "decisions," "declarations," "draft articles," "final acts," "general acts," "joint statements," "manifestos," "memoranda," "pacts," "procès-verbals," "protocols," "resolutions," "rules," and "statutes."

Continuously updated, the collection is rich in information on both the history and current state of international law and affairs.

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International Maritime Boundaries

The ultimate guide to international maritime boundaries is now available online. Updated content from the complete six-volume set is organized by region, complete with maps and keyword search functionality. Features include:
- a systematic examination of all international maritime boundaries worldwide;
- comprehensive coverage, including the text of every modern boundary agreement;
- descriptions of judicially-established boundaries;
- maps and detailed analyses of those boundaries;
- expert papers examining the status of maritime boundary delimitations in each of the ten regions of the world;
- papers from a global perspective analyzing key issues in maritime boundary theory and practice; and
- a country-by-country index for volumes I - VI.

International Maritime Boundaries Online is an unmatched comprehensive reference for international state practice concerning maritime boundary delimitation, and is used and referenced widely by practitioners of international law.

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Law Books of the Academy

The Law Books of the Academy is a collection of monographs on selected topics of international law.

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The Centre for Studies and Research in International Law and International Relations

The publications of the Centre for Studies and Research focus on some of the most topical and complex issues in international relations. Identified problems are studied from a broad global perspective by researchers from all over the world, combining, where appropriate, expertise in public and private international law.

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United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Edited by: Myron H. Nordquist, Satya Nandan, and Shabtai Rosenne†

These Commentaries are based almost entirely on the formal and informal documentation of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS III, 1973-1982), coupled, where necessary, with the personal knowledge of editors, contributors, or reviewers, many of whom were principal negotiators or UN personnel who participated in the Conference. The scope and duration of the “Virginia Commentary” project is without precedent as an academic undertaking in the field of international law. The project was conceived by its editors to meet the need - particularly essential in the absence of an official legislative history for the Convention - for an objective and comprehensive analysis of the articles in the Convention and in the Agreement relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the Convention that entered into force in 1996.

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