The Law of International Organisations (Distance Learning)

This course covers different aspects of international institutions in international law. The course first looks comparatively at common features of international organisations, including the theories behind them, their structure, powers, financing, accountability and their law-making and judicial roles. The second part of the course examines specific international organisations. Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to International Organisations and International Law
  • The Nature of International Organisations
  • Structure and Membership
  • Personality and Immunities
  • Law-Making
  • Finance and Accountability
  • Dispute Resolution and Judicial Organs, in particular the International Court of Justice
  • Group Exercise
  • UN Specialised Agencies, including the IMF and World Bank
  • Negotiation Exercise