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Mr. Guy Goodwin-Gill

Mr. Guy S. Goodwin-Gill
Senior Research Fellow
All Souls College, Oxford

Biography Biography in PDF

International Migration Law
International Migration Law -
A General Introduction

Original Lecture
English       (32 minutes)

Lecture with simultaneous interpretation
العربية Français Русский

Forced Migration - The Evolution of
International Refugee Law and Organization

Video (29 minutes)

Expulsion in Public International Law

Video (44 minutes)

Migrants' Rights
(Forthcoming)

International Migration Law
International Migration Law - A General Introduction
A. Legal Instruments
Universal Declaration on Human Rights, Paris, 10 December 1948.

International Labour Organization, Migration for Employment Convention (Revised), 1 July 1949, C097.

Treaty Establishing the European Economic Community, Rome, 25 March 1957, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 294, p. 17.

International Labour Organization, Migrant Workers (Supplementary Provisions) Convention, 24 June 1975, C143.

General Assembly resolution 40/144 of 13 December 1985 (Declaration on the Human Rights of Individuals who are not Nationals of the Country in Which They Live).

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families, New York, 18 December 1990, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2220, p. 3.

European Union, Treaty of Lisbon, Lisbon, 13 December 2007, OJ C 306, 17/12/2007, p. 1–271. 
B. Jurisprudence
Privy Council of the United Kingdom, Chun Teong Toy v. Musgrave, (1891) App Cas. 272.

Supreme Court of the United States, Nishimura Ekiu v. United States, 142 U.S. 651 (1892)

Permanent Court of International Justice, Nationality Decrees in Tunis and Morocco, Advisory Opinion of 7 February 1923, Series B, No. 4.

International Court of Justice, Nottebohm case (second phase) (Liechtenstein v. Guatemala), Judgment of 6 April 1955, I.C.J. Reports 1955, p. 4.
C. Documents
Commission on Human Rights resolution 1999/44 of 27 April 1999 (Human Rights of Migrants) (E/CN.4/RES/1999/44).

United Nations Department of Social Affairs, Population Division, International Migration Report 2002, United Nations, New York, 2002 (ST/ESA/SER.A/220).

Commission on Human Rights resolution 2005/47 of 19 April 2005(Human Rights of Migrants) (E/CN.4/RES/2005/47).
D. Doctrine
E. de Vattel, Droit des gens (The Law of Nations), 1758.

F.  de Vitoria, De Indis et de ivre Belli Relectiones, 1557.

C. Wolff, Jus gentium methodo scientifica pertractatum (The Law of Nations Treated According to a Scientific Method), 1749.

H. Lauterpacht, International Law and Human Rights, Stevens & Sons Limited, London, 1950.

The Refugee Law Reader


Forced Migration - The Evolution of International Refugee Law and Organization
A. Legal Instruments
Agreement for the Establishment of a United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, Washington, 9 November 1943.

Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

Constitution of the International Refugee Organization, 15 December 1946, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 18, p. 3.

Universal Declaration on Human Rights, Paris, 10 December 1948.

United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, Geneva, 28 July 1951, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 189, p. 137.

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees, New York, 31 January 1967, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 606, p. 267.
B. Documents
General Assembly resolution 8(I) of 12 February 1946 (Question of Refugees).

General Assembly resolution 62(I) of 15 December 1946 (Refugees and Displaced Persons).

General Assembly resolution 428(V) of 14 December 1950 (Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees).

General Assembly resolution 60/1 of 16 December 2005 (World Summit Outcome).
C. Doctrine

Expulsion in Public International Law
A. Legal Instruments
Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, Rome, 4 November 1950, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 213, p. 221.

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, New York, 7 March 1966, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol.  660, p. 195.

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