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Definition: The body of law that governs relations between nations as well as regulating trade and other legal relationships which involve the jurisdiction of more than one state.


Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) is a resource pack for teachers to introduce students aged 13 to 18 to the basic rules of international humanitarian law. It was designed by the International Committee of the Red Cross (CICR). The learning materials, which provide 36 hours of activities, are based on real-life situations and show how IHL aims to protect life and human dignity during armed conflict and prevent and reduce the suffering and devastation caused by war.

Related keywords: Classroom materials, Human rights, International law

FLARE is a collaboration between the major libraries collecting law in the United Kingdom: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Bodleian Law Library, Squire Law Library, British Library, and School of Oriental and African Studies. It is working to improve the coverage and accessibility of foreign legal materials at the national level and to raise expertise in their use.

Related keywords: International law, Law libraries, Legal research

GlobaLex is an electronic legal publication dedicated to international and foreign law research. Published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law, GlobaLex is committed to the dissemination of high-level international, foreign, and comparative law research tools in order to accommodate the needs of an increasingly global educational and practicing legal world. The guides and articles published are written by scholars well known in their respective fields and are recommended as a legal resource by universities, library schools, and legal training courses.

Related keywords: International law, Legal research

This resource is provided by the University of Michigan. Government Gazettes, which are published by federal governments worldwide, are the means through which the government can communicate to officials and the general public. Gazettes are useful not only to monitor the actions of the government, but also as primary source documentation in research. This website attempts to list all online government gazettes and their characteristics to aid researchers. Anyone wishing to do further research on foreign law will find useful resources in the bibliography.

Related keywords: International law, Public policy

This section of NativeWeb is dedicated to information about law and legal issues related to indigenous peoples of the world. NativeWeb is an international, nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to using the Internet to disseminate information from and about indigenous nations, peoples, and organizations around the world.

Related keywords: Aboriginal law, International law

The International Association of Law Libraries (IALL) is a worldwide, cooperative non-profit organization of librarians, libraries, and other persons and institutions concerned with the acquisition, dissemination and use of legal information from sources other than their own jurisdictions. Founded in 1959, the IALL has over 600 members in more than 50 countries on five continents. The members represent all types and sizes of legal collections ranging from academic law libraries to corporate libraries, and from national and parliamentary libraries to administrative agency and court libraries.

Related keywords: International law, Law libraries

The ICRC, established in 1863, works worldwide to provide humanitarian help for people affected by conflict and armed violence and to promote the laws that protect victims of war. This website provides a wide range of resources on international humanitarian law including online publications, library and research services and access to databases.

Related keywords: International law, Military law, Refugees, Research reports and institutes

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. International IDEA’s mission is to support sustainable democratic change by providing comparative knowledge, and assisting in democratic reform, and influencing policies and politics.

Related keywords: International law, Political process and voting

The International Juvenile Justice Observatory, with its headquarters in Brussels, was founded in 2002 with the goal of encouraging a global juvenile justice without borders. Activities include promotion of legal instruments and strategies on an international level, participation in research projects, the development of training actions and the holding of congresses and conferences.

Related keywords: International law, Youth criminal justice

NATLEX is a database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation. Records provide full-text or abstracts of legislation and relevant citation information, and they are indexed by subject classifications. Each record appears in only one of the three ILO official languages (English/French/Spanish). Where possible, the full text of the law or a relevant electronic source is linked to the record.

Related keywords: International law, Legislative materials