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Paper Topic Selection: International: American Society of International Law + UN

Sources to identify international law developments.

American Society of International Law

American Society of International Law & United Nations

  • The United Nations General Assembly created the International Law Commission (ILC) to "initiate studies and make recommendations for the purpose of ... encouraging the progressive development of international law and its codification."  The ILC's website highlights/links to topics that are part of its work program and links to its most recent annual Report
  • UN News highlights many UN developments and categorizes news by topic (including Climate and Environment, Economic Development, Health, Human Rights, Law and Crime Prevention, Migrants and Refugees, Peace and Security, and Women).  Under tab Home, UN News also categorizes news by region of the world.