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Law of Treaties – Extended Edition Spring 2022

Course

Facilitated e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

Course details

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Length
3 weeks
Effort
30 hours of self-study and 2 hours of webinar.
Level
Introductory
Language
English
Venue
Online
Certificate
Yes
Price
400 USD
Start date
2 May 2021
End date
22 May 2022
Registration deadline
29 April 2022

Course summary

This course is designed to cover both the theoretical and the practical aspects of the Law of Treaties, starting with the basic notions, sources, subjects, principles, and scope of application of conventions forming the base of the Law of Treaties. This edition offers a Q&A webinar with an expert.

About this course

The International Law of Treaties is a set of international principles and rules regulating the conclusion procedure of treaties, as well as the issues of operation, amendments and modifications, termination, suspension and invalidity of treaties. This course is designed to cover both the theoretical and the practical aspects of this subject, starting with the basic notions, sources, subjects, principles, and scope of application of conventions forming the base of the Law of Treaties.

This extended edition of UNITAR’s traditional online course offers participants the chance to ask questions to a high level expert during a Q&A webinar. Participants who successfully meet the minimum passing requirements at the end of the course will receive a UNITAR Certificate of Completion.The course consists of four modules:

  • Module 1: “The Basic Notions, Sources, and Principles of the Law of Treaties”
  • Module 2: “The Conclusion of Treaties”
  • Module 3: “The Operation, Modification, and Termination of Treaties”
  • Module 4: “The Invalidity, Interpretation and Consequences of Termination and Suspension of Treaties”.

Target audience

Government officials, international civil servants, lawyers, judges, NGO representatives, academics, law students, private sector professionals in the field of international law and international organizations.

Learning objectives

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate profound understanding of the key issues of the International Law of Treaties, including knowledge of the important provisions of the universal conventions that form the base of the International Law of Treaties
  • Identify and apply the rules and procedures of the International Law of Treaties to practical cases, find the relevant sources of law and build legal arguments
  • Analyze and interpret international judicial decisions and opinions concerning the International Law of Treaties
  • Apply theoretical knowledge and practical skills to their professional activities in fields related to the Law of treaties. For example, preparing a draft of a treaty, or participating in the negotiations and international conferences on the elaboration and adoption of an international treaty.