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World Humanitarian Day

Since 2003, the United Nations has recognized World Humanitarian Day on the 19th of August, in tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world.


In observance of this day, we’ve put together key chapters and articles in humanitarian law from across our products and books, and made them freely available for you to read throughout August.

Start browsing our collection today.

 


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August 30, 2018

The IMLI Treatise on Global Ocean Governance: now on OSAIL

Volumes I, II, and III of The IMLI Treatise on Global Ocean Governance are now available to read on OSAIL.

June 14, 2018

An Introduction to Transnational Criminal Law (2nd Edition) added to OSAIL

An Introduction to Transnational Criminal Law (2nd Edition) now available on OSAIL.

May 30, 2018

Seven major titles added to OSAIL

Seven new titles are now available to read on OSAIL.

May 29, 2018

Honoring 70 years of UN Peacekeeping

This year marks the 70th anniversary of United Nations peacekeeping operations, which began back in May 1948 with the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 50, and the establishment of the UN Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO).