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This guide is an authoritative reference point for anyone interested in the creation or interpretation of treaties and other forms of international agreement. It covers the rules and practices surrounding their making, interpretation, and operation, and uses hundreds of real examples to illustrate different approaches treaty-makers can take.
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Part I: Foundational Issues. 1. Defining Treaties / Duncan B. Hollis 2. Current Theorizations about the Treaty in International Law / Jean d'Aspremont 3. Alternatives to Treaty-Making-Informal Agreements / Timothy Meyer 4. Compliance or Effectiveness? Assessing the Reach (and Limits) of Treaty-Making / Lisa L. Martin Part II: The Treaty-Makers. 5. Who Can Make Treaties? International Organizations / Olufemi Elias 6. Who Can Make Treaties? The European Union / Marise Cremona 7. Who Can Make Treaties? Other Subjects of International Law / Tom Grant 8. NGOs in International Treaty-Making / Kal Raustiala Part III: Treaty Formation. 9. Making the Treaty / Carlos Ivan Fuentes and Santiago Villalpando 10. Provisional Application of Treaties / Danae Azaria 11. Managing the Process of Treaty Formation: Depositaries and Registration / Arancha Hinojal-Oyarbide 12. Treaty Reservations / Edward T Swaine Part IV: Treaty Application. 13. The Relationship(s) between Treaties and Territory / Syméon Karagiannis 14. Treaty Amendments / Jutta Brunnée 15. Domestic Application of Treaties / David L Sloss 16. State Succession in Respect of Treaty Relationships / Gerhard Hafner and Gregor Novak 17. Treaty Bodies and Regimes / Geir Ulfstein 18. Treaty Conflicts and Systemic Fragmentation / Christopher J Borgen Part V: Treaty Interpretation. 19. The Vienna Convention Rules on Treaty Interpretation / Richard Gardiner 20. The Interpretation of Treaties over Time / Eirik Bjorge and Robert Kolb 21. Specialized Rules of Treaty Interpretation: Human Rights / Başak Çali 22. Specialized Rules of Treaty Interpretation: International Organizations / Catherine Brölmann Part VI: Avoiding or Exiting Treaty Commitments. 23. The Validity and Invalidity of Treaties / Jan Klabbers 24. Reacting against Treaty Breaches / Bruno Simma and Christian J Tams 25. Exceptional Circumstances and Treaty Commitments / Malgosia Fitzmaurice 26. Terminating Treaties / Laurence R Helfer Part VII: Treaty Clauses and Instruments. Initial Decisions on Treaty-Making. 1. Distinguishing Treaties from Political Commitments 2. Object and Purpose 3. Participation Conditions for States 4. Participation Conditions for Non-State Actors 5. NGO Involvement Conditions on Joining a Treaty. 6. Consent to be Bound 7. Reservations 8. Declarations and Notifications Constituting the Treaty and its Dissemination. 9. Languages 10. Annexes 11. Entry into Force 12. The Depositary Applying the Treaty. 13. Provisional Application 14. Territorial and Extraterritorial Application 15. Federal States 16. Third Party Rights and Obligations 17. Relationships to Other Treaties 18. Derogations 19. Dispute Settlement Amendments. 20. Standard Amendment Procedures 21. Simplified Amendment Procedures The End of Treaty Relations. 22. Withdrawal or Denunciation 23. Suspension 24. Duration and Termination Index
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Print version: Hollis, Duncan B. The Oxford Guide to Treaties Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2020