Topic outline

  • Unit 1 - Sources of international law

    http://legal.un.org/

    At the end of this unit, you will be able to: 

    1. Describe the sources of international law
    2. Define terms and treaty actions related to the Law of Treaties
    3. Tell when a rule of customary international is created

    It will take you 25 minutes approximately to complete this unit, excluding additional materials.

    Books: 2
  • Unit 2 – Multilateral Environmental Agreements

    High-level Ministerial Segment during the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, which adopted the Nagoya Protocol. Photo courtesy of IISD Reporting Services

    At the end of this unit, you will be able to: 

    1. Describe the negotiating process of a Multilateral Environmental Agreement (MEA) 
    2. Name the main bodies involved in the administration of an MEA

    It will take you 15 minutes approximately to complete this unit, excluding additional materials. 

    Book: 1
  • Unit 3 – Principles and concepts of international environmental law

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    At the end of this unit, you will be able to:

    1. Define key principles and concepts of international environmental law
    2. Illustrate and provide examples of key principles and concepts of international environmental law

    It will take you 25 minutes to complete this unit, excluding additional materials. 

    Books: 2