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Prof. Jose Alvarez

Mr. José E. Alvarez
Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law
New York University School of Law

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International Organizations
International Organizations as Law-Makers

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International Organizations
International Organizations as Law-Makers
A. Legal Instruments
International Civil Aviation Organization, Annexes to the Convention on International Civil Aviation.

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, Vienna, 23 May 1969, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1155, p. 331.

International Labour Organization, Minimum Age Convention, No. 138.

Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), Marrakech, 15 April 1994.

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Rome, 17 July 1998, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2187, p. 3. International Labour Organization, Convention Concerning the Prohibition and Immediate Action for Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour, No.182.
B. Documents
Draft Statute for an International Criminal Court with Commentaries, Annex to the Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its forty-fifth session, (A/48/10).

International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA Safety Standards for protecting people and the environment.

World Health Organization, International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes.

World Health Organization/Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the Codex Alimentarius, International Food Standards.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Combined Compendium of Food Additive Specifications.

International Monetary Fund, “IMF Conditionality”.

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C. Doctrine
J. E. Alvarez, The Impact of International Organizations on International Law, Brill, 2016.

A. Chayes and A. Handler Chayes, The New Sovereignty: Compliance with International Regulatory Agreements, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1998.

I. Brownlie, Principles of Public International Law, 7th edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2008.

O. Lobel, “The Renew Deal: The Fall of Regulation and the Rise of Governance in Contemporary Legal Thought”, Legal Studies Research Paper Series, No. 07-27 (University of San Diego, San Diego, 2005).