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Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas is an association for the study of legal mixtures and movements. Its President is Sean Patrick Donlan from the University of Limerick in Ireland. The association has developed an interdisciplinary approach to comparative law, encompassing anthropology, geography, history, philosophy and sociology in relation to law. The website has a blog and gives information about the association’s publications, projects and events.

African Online Library on Law and Governance

Large free collection of African law materials, including constitutions, legislation, treaties, court decisions, journal articles and some books, together with a news service and networking opportunities. Registration is required, but there is no charge. The Library can be browsed by country, organisation, or journal title, and there are simple and advanced search facilities. For each country, there is a brief description of the legal system, a list of intergovernmental organisations in which it participates and other information.

Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail

Website of the Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) the body set up by the Convention Concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) 1980. OTIF is involved with the development of rail transport law including areas such as contracts of carriage for the international carriage of passengers and goods, the carriage of dangerous goods and the removal of obstacles to the crossing of frontiers in international rail transport.

NATLEX: Malaysia

Maintained by the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department, NATLEX is a database of national labour, social security, human rights and related legislation. It holds over 180 records relating to Malaysian laws. Where possible links to full-text laws are given, either written originally in English or as unofficial English translations. The site itself can be viewed in Spanish or French as well as English.

NATLEX: Croatia

Maintained by the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department, NATLEX is a database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation. It holds details of nearly 600 laws relating to Croatia, and, where possible, links to full-text laws are given.

UNCTAD Database of Treaty-Based Investor-State Dispute Settlement Cases

Compilation of information about pending and concluded arbitrations from 1987 onwards, provided on the UNCTAD website. ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC and other cases are covered. For concluded cases, the information provided includes dates, parties and countries, the type of investment, the legal instrument involved, the arbitration rules/venue, brief details of the decision, the amount sought and the amount awarded. Where possible, links to the full decision are provided. To search the database, click on ‘Show display options’

Investment Instruments Online: IIA Compendium

Free online version of the UN publication, ‘International Investment Instruments: A Compendium’, on the UNCTAD website. Volumes 1 to 10 are provided; subsequent volumes are not included. The Compendium is a collection of conventions, rules, guidelines and other documents concerning foreign direct investment (FDI) and transnational corporations (TNCs). Users can search by keyword or country, or browse by category (multilateral, bilateral, regional, non-governmental or prototype) and year. The interface is in English and the documents are in English, French and/or Spanish.

NATLEX: Yemen

Maintained by the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department, NATLEX is a database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation. It holds over 80 records of laws relating to Yemen. Where possible, links to full-text laws are given

NATLEX: United Arab Emirates

Maintained by the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department, NATLEX is a database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation. It holds over 130 records of laws relating to the United Arab Emirates. Where possible, links to full-text laws are given.

NATLEX: Belarus

Maintained by the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department, NATLEX is a database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation. It holds over 390 records of law relating to Belarus. Where possible links to full text laws are given.

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