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Treaties

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Treaty collections

General

The Avalon Project
Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy (at Yale Law School)

American Diplomacy 1778 to the Present: Bilateral Treaties and Agreements
Great collection as part of the Avalon Project

American Diplomacy: Multilateral Treaties and Agreements
Great collection as part of the Avalon Project

Cold War Diplomacy - Defense Treaties of the United States
Part of the Avalon Project

Slavery
Treaties, agreements and other documents - Part of the Avalon Project

The Laws of War
Great collection as part of the Avalon Project at Yale Law School. Includes Treaties, Conventions, Agreements and a search engine.

The Australian Treaty Library
This site contains an Australian Treaty list (monthly updates, introduction, bilateral treaties, multilaterial treaties, keyword index, subject index), Australian Treaties (Australian Treaty Series [full text] and Australian Treaties not yet in force), Related Materials (national interest analysis, select documents on international affairs, list of multilaterial treaties under negotiation or consideration, status list and reports), Other Relevant sites, information about the library and information about treaty-making.

Foreign and International Law - Treaties
From WASHLaw - contains sections on environmental law treaties, foreign trade regulation treaties, GATT, human rights treaties, NAFTA, legal research on treaties, texts on treaties, Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, United States Treaties, and you can search treaties alphabetically.

Hong Kong Treaties Index
From HKLII

Multilaterals Project
From the Fletcher School, Tufts University - Multilateral Conventions organized by Subject - or search the text files of the Multilaterals Project. The site also provides a list of Treaty Secretariates with known internet servers, links to other collections of international law and miscellaneous historical documents.

Pacific Islands Treaty Series
From PacLII

Treaties and International Agreements (AustLII)
Browse by Country, Subject, International Organisations & Bodies, Multi-National Collections and other indexes.

United Nations Documents: Chronological
Great collection as part of the Avalon Project at Yale Law School.

United Nations Treaty Database
This service requires registration. Overview of the UN treaty collection, how to register/fee information, sample access to online publications.

Specific

Environmental

Environmental Treaties and Resource
ENTRI is ‘a fast, convenient, comprehensive online search service for finding information about environmental treaties and national resource indicators. The ENTRI system is unique in allowing you to construct queries that integrate these different types of data.’ It includes descriptive information and links to relevant environmental treaties and a variety of means by which you can search for environmental treaties.

Human rights

Human Rights Treaties and Other Instruments
From the University of Minnesota Human Rights Library - links to Human Rights Treaties and other Instruments by key word, subject matter, or view a list.

Slavery
Treaties, agreements and other documents - Part of the Avalon Project

War

Cold War Diplomacy - Defense Treaties of the United States
Part of the Avalon Project

The Laws of War
Great collection as part of the Avalon Project at Yale Law School. Includes Treaties, Conventions, Agreements and a search engine.

Specific Treaties

International trade

Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes

UNCITRAL Convention on International Bills of Exchange and International Promissory Notes 1988

Bills of Lading

International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law Relating to Bills of Lading (the Hague Rules 1924) Protocol to amend the International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law Relating to Bills of Lading (Hague-Visby Rules 1968)

Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Vienna Sales Convention)

UN Convention for the International Sale of Goods (Pace University)
Annotated text of the CISG (Guides to each article, cases interpreting each article, legislative history of each article, scholarly writing on each article), cases on the CISG (over 500 - general search or by country), CISG Treaty Texts and Information (texts in different languages, identification of contracting sites, texts of ULIS and ULF), scholarly materials on the CISG (Introduction to the CISG, UNCITRAL outline of issues, bibliography of the CISG, full texts of writings on the CISG), more on the CISG (new features of this database, links to other international trade databases, search multiple websites simultaneously), the Pace Institute and CISG events (goals and collegues of the Institute, the Pace Arbitration moot on the CISG, the Pace essay competition on the CISG)

GATT

See also WTO

GATT 1994
From the WTO Website

International Commercial Arbitration

UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration
From the Lex Mercatoria site, above.

International Sale of Goods

Convention on the Law Applicable to Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Hague 1985)

Uniform Law on International Sale of Goods 1964

Uniform Law on the Formation of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 1964

Convention on the Limitation Period in the International Sale of Goods 1974

International Transport Agreements

Sea

United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (the Hamburg Rules 1978)

Air

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air (Warsaw Convention 1929)

Convention Supplementary to the Warsaw Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air Performed by a Person other than the Contracting Carrier (Guadalajara Convention 1961)

Land

Uniform Rules Concerning the Contract for International Carriage of Goods by Rail (CIM)
Part of the Lex Mercatoria site.

Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods By Road (CMR - Geneva, 19 May 1956)
Part of the Lex Mercatoria site

North American Free Trade Agreement

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

WTO

Official Documents of the WTO
From the WTO Website

Law of Treaties

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties
Part of the AustLII site - includes also when the Treaty entered into force in Australia.

War

Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field
Signed at Geneva, 12 August 1949.

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21st June 2012