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Legal Research Methods in a Modern World: A Coursebook

International Organizations' Resources

Chapter 12

Section 12.2.


This subject should be regarded as a special topic under "public international law" (as far as international organizations is concerned) - like the issue of "the Law of the High Seas" or "International Environment Law" or endless other topics.

Thus, one has (only) to use the legal research method-skills learned from the basic chapters of the book.

Beyond this, its only to find the sources
(Most organizations have website that are frequently revised and thus often have far more up to date material than any book can provide).

Here are some links:

See also under main-menu: Links Alphabetically

US Congress Library's links to "International Organizations".

University of Colorado, Boulder, has a special search-feature for & a list over International Organizations.

  • United Nations
  • International Court of Justice
  • International Criminal Court
  • International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Council of Europe
  • European Court of Human Rights
  • Inter-American Court of Human Rights
  • Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
  • U.N.’s International Law Commission (ILC)
  • List of Intergovernmental organizations having received a standing invitation to participate as observers in the U.N. sessions and the work of the General Assembly and not maintaining permanent offices at U.N. Headquarters.
  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)'s "WIPO Lex" is a one-stop search facility for national laws and treaties on intellectual property (IP) of WIPO, WTO and UN Members. It also features related information which elaborates, analyzes and interprets these laws and treaties. It provides streamlined access to reference material of key importance for optimal information on the global IP System.
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    Section 12.2.

    Some basic books on international organizations:

    Articles & books on more specific topics:



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