Monday, November 3, 2014

New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs recently added new lectures and introductory notes to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law website, which provides high quality international law training and research materials to an unlimited number of recipients around the world free of charge. The latest lectures were given by Professor Dapo Akande on "The Immunity of State Officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction" and by Professor Guy S. Goodwin-Gill on "Expulsion in Public International Law." The latest introductory notes - introductions to particular legal instruments prepared by an eminent international law scholar or practitioner with special expertise on the subject - include the following: "Statute of the International Court of Justice" by Judge Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade and "Articles on the Responsibility of International Organizations" by Judge Giorgio Gaja.