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International Law in Action: A Guide to the International Courts and Tribunals in The Hague, Universidade de Leiden

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International Law in Action explains the functions of each international court and tribunal present in The Hague, and it looks at how these institutions address contemporary problems. On the basis of selected cases, and through interviews with judges and lawyers, you will explore the role of these courts and tribunals and their potential to contribute to global justice. The first module of the course will investigate how judicial settlement is different from other more political forms of dispute settlement, such as negotiation and mediation. It offers a brief historical overview and introduces the judicial and arbitral bodies based in The Hague. In the remaining modules you will learn about the functions of these courts and tribunals, and some of the challenges and prospects that they face. Three cross-cutting themes tie together all of these modules: (i) The interaction between law and politics; (ii) The continuing role of State consent; and (iii) The ability of international courts and tribunals to protect the public interest and global values. This course offers you an opportunity to gain a better insight into the functions and features of the courts and tribunals present in The Hague. You will gain a familiarity with each court or tribunal. You will develop realistic expectations of their capacity to address contemporary problems and an awareness of their limitations. You will also be able to discuss some of their most prominent cases. If you would like to have a better understanding of international law in action in The Hague, this is definitely the course for you! This course is free to join and to participate in. There is the possibility to get a verified certificate for the course, which is a paid option. If you want a certificate, but are unable to pay for it, you can request financial aid via Coursera...

Melhores avaliações

por SR

Jan 04, 2017

The course was extremely informative with a holistic perspective on the functioning of various international courts as well as special courts addressing international law issues.

por AM

Jan 27, 2017

I loved this course. Videos are very clear and well structured that for me (with non-law degree) was very easy to follow and systemize my knowledge. Thank you very much.

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142 avaliações

por Rahul Bishnoi

Jan 16, 2019

Good reading and reference material

por Sooriya Arya

Dec 30, 2018


por Bárbara Parra Baptista Viveiro

Dec 14, 2018

It is a very good course with very good professors!

por Yukti Ria Bishnoi

Dec 13, 2018

I loved the course material, it was very informative and my understanding of International Courts and Tribunals has definitely increased

por Carla Z Garcia

Sep 15, 2018

Thanks for this course, I had the opportunity to understand the role of the International Law, the Tribunals, the UN the Judges and also the Huge, playing an important in the interstates relationships to equilibrate the world order


Sep 03, 2018

Je recommande vivement cet enseignement de grande qualité.

por Harish Ravi

Aug 29, 2018

The best course I have done, most boring and most slow. The only thing I have failed after a learners licence. Loved it.

por Gerrard Tate

Jul 23, 2018

Great Course

por Lakshmi Narasimhan M

Jun 30, 2018

This is a great course giving complete overview packed with details for any starter in International Law irrespective of their background. The global order and law and the future will be shaped by courses like these.

por Maureen Spencer

Jun 24, 2018

Very clear explanations of the history, structure and functions of these institutions.