International organizations and the law / Alexandra R. Harrington.

Harrington, Alexandra R. [Browse]
Second edition.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, [2024]
xviii, 337 pages ; 26 cm.


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"International Organizations and the Law addresses the laws relating to international organizations, their undertakings, and the ways in which specific international organizations function and interact with one another. Assuming little background knowledge of international law, the book brings together key issues in international law and the history of international organizations in a cohesive manner, providing readers with a clear understanding of international organizations' law in context. It addresses topics such as: -organization functions and structure -membership and membership powers -the rights of international organizations -dispute settlement in international organizations -termination of an international organization. The second edition has been fully revised and updated to include coverage of: the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the functions of international organizations, the invasion of Ukraine and the stresses placed on the UN, NATO and the international community, increased efforts in the climate change sector as well as the overhaul of the NAFTA system, and the impact of Brexit. Written in an accessible and engaging way, this book is ideal reading for students new to the law of international organizations and as a reference for those active in fields impacted by international organizations"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • History, the United Nations Charter, and Vienna Conventions
  • Membership and membership powers
  • Voting rights and allotments
  • Organization functions and structure
  • Punishment, suspension, and expulsion of errant member states
  • Diplomatic rights versus international organization rights
  • Headquarters agreements of international organizations
  • Promulgation of international instruments under the auspices of international organizations
  • Dispute settlement in international organizations
  • Termination of an international organization
  • The United Nations system
  • International criminal courts
  • Regional organizations
  • Trade, finance and banking organizations
  • Sector and industry-focused organizations
  • Military and policing organizations
  • Human rights organizations and bodies
  • Environmental organizations
  • International organizations and Covid-19 responses
  • International organizations and the invasion of Ukraine.
  • 9781032472768
  • 1032472766
  • 9781032472744 ((paperback))
  • 103247274X
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