Contains the text and status information for all UN human rights related international instruments.
Electronic database for the official UN texts.
Contains the texts of the treaties governing the treaty bodies plus status information.
Its aim is to enhance the implementation of the human rights legal standards of the United Nations and to increase access to these documents by making materials associated with the treaty system available in electronic and user-friendly form.
Established in 1948, the International Law Commission's mandate is the progressive development and codification of international law, in accordance with article 13(1)(a) of the Charter of the United Nations.. The site contains texts, instruments and reports, documentation such as yearbooks, annual reports and summaries. The site also includes ananalytical guide to the work of the Commission including the broad headings of: sources of international law; subjects of international law; succession of states; state jurisdiction/immunity from jurisdictions; law of international organizations; position of the individual in international law; international criminal law; law of international spaces; law of international relations; and settlement of disputes.
Council of Europe website containing the complete listing of Council of Europe treaties, including the full text and explanatory reports.
Print collection located in The Library at J 273 on Floor 4.
Treaty page from the OAS, Dept. of Legal Affairs. The site contains the text of the treaties and signatories & ratifications by year, subject and alphabetically.
This site contains all the basic texts of treaties, declarations and protocols pertaining to human rights in the Inter-American system, plus signatures and ratification information.
Contains the text of the Charter of the Organization of American States; the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man; and the American Convention on Human Rights.
Contains the text of all AU treaties plus status of ratification.
Contains the text of the African [Banjul] Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, the Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, and the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa, plus the Constitutive Act of the African Union.
From the African Resource Centre, Human Rights Library, University of Minnesota the site contains the text of treaties and status information.
Contains the text of AU treaties.
Includes a section on humanitarian law and the bottom of the page, site includes the text of the treaties plus status.
Site includes the text of the treaties plus commentary.
Another site from ICRC containing about 100 IHL treaties, commentaries on the four Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols, an up-to-date list of signatures and ratifications and full text of reservations.
Again a site from the ICRC providing documentation and commentaries concerning the implementation of international humanitarian law at national level. The number of States included will steadily increase over time.
Definitions of terms used in relation to treaties, provided as part of the UN Treaty Collection Database (see above)
Provided as part of the UN Treaty Collection Database (see above).
Written by Jonathan Pratter this is an excellent research guide for those interested in tracing Travaux Préparatoires.
This archive of primary documents from World War One has been assembled by volunteers of the World War I Military History List (WWI-L). International in focus, the archive intends to present in one location primary documents concerning the Great War. From pre-1914 to post-1918.
From Yale Law School the site includes documents from 4000BCE to the 21st Century.