• Treaties & international conventions

    • treaties and conventions

      This tutorial provides an overview of the key print and online sources that can be used for treaty research. It includes domnstrations of online resources as well as review questions designed to help test your knowledge and practise finding treatises and status information.

      Learning outcomes:

      • Determining whether a treaty exists that may apply to a particular issue.
      • Finding a treaty in an authoritative source.
      • Determining if a treaty is applicable by establishing: 

                      Entry into force

                      Parties, ratification and signatures

                      Declarations and reservations

                      Modification, withdrawal, suspension and termination

      • Finding background documents to clarify meaning and intent.

      Created by: Lisa Davies