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Mr. Simon Chesterman

Dr. Simon Chesterman
Dean and Professor of Law Faculty of Law National University of Singapore

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International Law
Regional Perspectives
Asia’s Ambivalence About International Law and Institutions: Past, Present, and Futures
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International Law
Regional Perspectives

Asia’s Ambivalence About International Law and Institutions: Past, Present, and Futures
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A. Legal Instruments

Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes, The Hague, 18 October 1907.

Covenant of the League of Nations, League of Nations,Paris, 28 April 1919, Official Journal, 1st year, No. 1, February 1920, p. 3 (Text of the Covenant available on the website of Yale Law School’s Avalon Project).

Agreement (with exchange of notes) on trade and intercourse between Tibet Region of China and India, Peking, 29 April 1954, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 299, p. 57.

Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States, Washington, 18 March 1965, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 575, p. 159.

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, New York, 16 December 1966, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 999, p. 171.

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, New York, 16 December 1966, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 993, p. 3.

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Montego Bay, 10 December 1982, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1833, p. 3.

Marrakesh Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization (with final act, annexes and protocol), Marrakesh, 15 April 1994, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1867, p. 3.

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Rome, 17 July 1998, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2187, p. 3.

B. Jurisprudence
C. Documents

World Conference on Human Rights, Report by the Secretariat “Bangkok NGO Declaration on Human Rights” (A/CONF.157/PC/83, 19 April 1993).

World Conference on Human Rights, Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action as adopted by the World Conference on Human Rights on 25 June 1993 (A/CONF.157/23, 12 July 1993).

ASEAN Human Rights Declaration, Phnom Penh, 18 November 2012.

D. Additional References