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  • An Original Val C. Production
  •  Governs relationships between states  “State” refers to a group of people that: 1. Is recognized as an independent country 2. Has territory ruled by an independent government that can enter into relationships with other states  International law is based on: 1. Customary law 2. Treaty law 3. Resolutions
  •  Sovereignty (194)  Recognition  Consent  Good Faith  Freedom of the Seas  International Responsibility  Self-Defence  Humanitarianism
  •  Treaties are binding written agreements, freely entered into by states  Special classes of treaties:  Charters  Conventions  Protocols
  •  Territory  Diplomatic law and immunity  The protection of nationals abroad  Extradition and asylum  International trade  Arms control
  •  Not binding  Adopted quickly  Focus international attention on issues or situations
  •  UN General Assembly  Each state has one vote (192)  2/3 majority  Cannot demand action  UN Security Council  15 members (5 permanent)  Tries to arrange cease-fires in the event of warfare  Sends peacekeepers  May use military action to enforce decisions  Impose sanctions (penalties)
  •  International Court of Justice  Only hears civil cases  Not very successful  Nuremburg Tribunal  Established in 1945  Tried Nazi leaders for war crimes  Video Excerpt  International Criminal Tribunal  Established in 1993, made permanent in 1998  Hears cases related to war crimes  CNN Clip
  •  All AboutLaw  http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/states.htm  http://www.un.org
  • In 2007, the RCMP-Interpol website listed the following countries as having extradition treaties with Canada: Albania, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Israel, Italy, Korea, Latvia, Liberia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United States and Uruguay. http://duhaime.org/LegalResources/CriminalLaw/LawArticle- 99/Extradition-Law--Canada.aspx
  •  The Council is composed of five permanent members — China, France, Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States  Ten non-permanent members (with year of term's end): Austria (2010) Japan (2010) Turkey (2010) Bosnia and Herzegovina (2011) Lebanon (2011) Uganda (2010) Brazil (2011) Mexico (2010) Gabon (2011) Nigeria (2011)  Canada has been a non-permanent member in 1948, 1957, 1967, 1977, 1989, 2000