Treaties come under a variety of names :Vienna Convention on the Law Of Treaties 1969 art 2(1)(a) Defines a treaty as “ an international agreement … in written form … whatever its particular designation.”
Anyone writing work for the Law Faculty of Oxford University is required to follow the guidance of OSCOLA. This can be consulted online at http://www.law.ox.ac.uk/publications/oscola.php
For any treaty dating from the inter World War period/lifetime of the League of Nations, OSCOLA requires a citation to the LNTS whenever such is available
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Once again, you have choice of searching by UNTS citation or wider search – but this time remember only to have UNTS checked OU Students: If you are outside the Oxford University network, remember to sign into OxLIP+ using your Oxford Single Sign On to get access to HeinOnline.
Finding ILM on LexisLibrary
Duty of transparency to its citizens or because appointed as an Official Depository
Legal Instruments library has useful collection of texts of various treaties
Drill down one page to limit searches to International HR
You can now use the find box (top left corner) and its drop down options for a narrower search
Available from are links through to reliable sources of texts. Entry in Force dates too.
You may need to check the relationship between a state and a treaty – or when a treaty entered into force.
Treaty Event at the UN. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda signs the Convention on Cluster Munitions Dublin, 30 May 2008 on behalf of his country. Signature – though it sounds final – may only be part of the ratification process!
Through OxLIP+ you have access to the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law which will help you with any queries you might have about treaty terms
Free but can be temperamental!
Eg to find the Agreement establishing the Fund for the Development of the Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean. Madrid, 24 July 1992 No.14 quickly Control + f and start Caribbean in the search box
Treaties & IHR studies Elizabeth Wells Bodleian Law Library July 2010