International

Global Terrorism Database

The Global Terrorism Database is hosted by the University of Maryland and provides information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 to 2020. The database can be searched or browsed by date, country, perpetrator and by type of weapon or target. Results are shown on a graph and entries include details of who carried out the attack, method used, a summary of the incident and sources of information.

Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights: Four Realms of Discussion, Research and Annotated Bibliography

This is the annotated bibliography section of an article on artificial intelligence (AI) and human rights written by Jootaek Lee who is assistant professor and librarian at Rutgers Law School (Newark). The bibliography was published in 2022 on the Globalex website and made freely available by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law.

SHERLOC

The SHERLOC (Sharing Electronic Resources and Laws on Crime) website has been compiled by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). It’s aim is to facilitate the dissemination of information regarding implementation of the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, the Convention’s three protocols and the international legal framework against terrorism.

Bodleian Library League of Nations research guide

A research guide provided by the Bodleian Library in Oxford, covering the League of Nations. The guide contains information on the structure of the League of Nations, links to useful resources such as journals and books and a detailed guide to the League of Nations’ documents and publications, including the complicated numbering system of their documents. There is also a comprehensive list of links to archives, personal papers and guides relating the League of Nations. Some of the links and resources are Oxford-specific, but the majority are available for all to use.

 

Internationales Recht

International law section of the German Foreign Office website, giving details of the multilateral treaties for which Germany is the depositary, under ‘Die Bundesrepublik Deutschland als Verwahrer mehrseitiger völkerrechtlicher Verträge’, and providing a small selection of documents relating to German state practice in international law, under ‘Aktuelle Völkerrechtspraxis Deutschlands’.

International Atomic Energy Agency: Treaties

This part of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) website provides access to treaties the IAEA is involved with. These include international agreements negotiated and concluded by IAEA Member States, agreements to which the IAEA is a party (acting as an international organisation) and IAEA-related treaties which are relevant to the Agency’s work. Subjects covered include nuclear safety, nuclear security, nuclear non-proliferation and civil liability for nuclear damage. Treaties are given in full text in a range of languages in PDF.

Handbook on Nuclear Law

Ebook published by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in 2003 and made freely available on the IAEA website. The handbook provides guidance for governments on enhancing nuclear energy laws and regulations. There are sections on radiation protection, nuclear and radiation safety, nuclear liability, non-proliferation and physical protection. The book is presented  in PDF. The IAEA is an international organisation within the UN System.

International Arbitration Between Foreign Investors and Host States (Investor-State Arbitration)

Brief guide to international arbitrations between foreign investors and host states compiled by Hernando Otero who is an international investment, arbitration and mediation attorney. The guide was updated in 2022 on the Globalex website, hosted by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law.

ICSID Databases

This part of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) website provides access to a range of databases maintained by the ICSID. There is a database of member states which gives details of signatories to the ICSID Convention, a searchable database of cases administered by ICSID and a directory of arbitrators and conciliators appointed to the ICSID Panels. There is a database listing bilateral investment treaties searchable by signatory states, treaty and year of signature. The treaty text isn’t given.

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