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LAWS 4423 International Organizations (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course addresses legal issues associated with international organizations such as the United Nations -- organizations of states, or "intergovernmental" organizations. Accordingly, the course examines questions common to many international organizations, including creation and operation of international organizations; legal personality; privileges and immunities; treaty making and norm creation; membership and credentials; dispute settlement; enforcement involving substantive issues such as labor rights and peacekeeping; expulsion and withdrawal; and international organizations in domestic legal regimes. The course will treat a variety of international organizations, including the United Nations (UN), the International Labor Organization (ILO), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the World Bank, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO). The course may include one or more simulations. Course


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17