40 Years of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties

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Alexander Orakhelashvili, Sarah Williams
BIICL, 2010 - Law - 206 pages
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Treaties form a basis for the daily conduct of international relations, and thus it is vital to see how they are made, amended, interpreted, and enforced. This volume presents insights into how the law of treaties has worked over the past 40 years, since the 1969 Vienna Convention was adopted as the comprehensive treaty to regulate the law of international agreements. The book capitalizes on 40 years of international experience, with a group of expert contributors describing and analyzing the subject. Multiple issues of the Convention are covered, including the aspects of conclusion, interpretation, reservation, amendment and modification, validity, and other issues.
 

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Contents

Not Revisiting the Concept of Treaty
29
Dynamic Evolutive Interpretation of Treaties and
55
The Role of Preparatory Work in Treaty Interpretation
97
The Recent Practice on the Principles of Treaty Interpretation
117
Aspects of Interpretation
155
Ratification
183
Conclusion
205
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About the author (2010)

Sarah has 15 years experience as a practice teacher both on and off site; eight years experience of developing, leading and delivering Bournemouth University Practice Education Programmes including; the Practice Teaching Programme, Enabling Work Based Learning (as a stand alone programme and within Specialist Awards), and Leading & Enabling Others (within Higher Specialist Awards).

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