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Judge Kenneth Keith

Judge Kenneth Keith
International Court of Justice

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Rule of Law, Democracy and Good Governance
Openness in International Law

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Rule of Law, Democracy and Good Governance
Openness in International Law
A. Legal Instruments
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).

Constitution of the International Labour Organization, Versailles, April 1919, adopted by the Labour Commission of the Peace Conference (modified by the amendments of 1922, 1945, 1946, 1953, 1962 and 1972).

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

International Health Regulations, Geneva, 1969.

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, Geneva, 30 October 1947, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 55, p. 187.

Statute of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 2 of Security Council resolution 808 (1993) (S/25704), 3 May 1993.

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

International Law Commission, Draft Articles on Prevention of Transboundary Harm from Hazardous Activities with commentaries, 2001.

International Health Regulations, Geneva, 2005.
B. Jurisprudence
C. Doctrine
A. Carty, “The Corfu Channel Case – And the Missing Admiralty Orders”, The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals, vol. 3(1), 2004, pp. 1-35.   

K. Keith, “'Naval Secrets', Public Interest Immunity and Open Justice” in K. Bannelier, Th. Christakis, S. Heathcote (eds.), The ICJ and the Evolution of International Law: The Enduring Impact of the Corfu Channel Case, Routledge, London, 2012.