Treaty obligation to promote public education and the teaching of international law

Tanaka, Yoshifumi (2007) Treaty obligation to promote public education and the teaching of international law. European Journal of Legal Education, 4 (2). pp. 135-147. ISSN 1684-1360

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Abstract

Currently various international treaties require contracting States to disseminate the text of international conventions and to promote public education concerning relevant issues of international law. In this regard, the teaching of international law has an important contribution to make in effectuating the treaty obligation. At the same time, the teaching of international law may contribute to promote public awareness for monitoring the compliance with treaties by government. Thus this study will explore the role of international legal education in effectuating the obligation to disseminate the text of relevant treaties and to promote public education concerning international law.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: International legal education; international law; public education; humanitarian law; human rights; environmental protection
Subjects: University of Westminster > Westminster Law School
Depositing User: Miss Nina Watts
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2009 11:37
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2009 15:50
URI: http://westminsterresearch.wmin.ac.uk/id/eprint/6575

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