International Law
tools and frameworks to govern the relationships between nation states
International law, especially public International Law, is often perceived as badly enforced and toothless. This section has a collection of articles that point to these problems, but also offer solutions. Often it is just a lack of political will and determination that can uphold these common principles
Articles and Papers

» The EU and Israel
A paper outlining the failures of the EU and other donors to influence Israel's role in Palestine towards lasting peace in the region

» The British Government and the Chagossians
An analysis of the violation of the right to self-determination of the original inhabitants of Diego Garcia

» An Environment Destroyed and International Law
A paper using the island of Nauru as an example of international obligations towards sustainable development

» Humanitarian Intervention without Security Council authorization
The paper investigates the case of Kosovo to discuss the legality of humanitarian interventions without explicit Security Council Authorization