Oxford International Organizations (OXIO) is a database of annotated documents pertaining to the law of international organizations. The database is a unique and important repository, and the first of its kind, for acts and practices of, and occasionally about, international organizations which are of central importance to enquiries into international law, including international institutional law, and which have never been consolidated in one single tool.
OXIO provides practitioners, scholars, and students with instant access to classic as well as less familiar, but equally as important, materials on the law of international organizations. The database, with its expert analysis, allows researchers to search and browse across the full range of organizations enabling comparative research across a wide range of organizations and the drilling down into particular subjects with sophisticated browsing functionality. Powered by the Oxford Law Citator, OXIO greatly enables research as it permits users to follow citations and other links between content.
Each document is accompanied by concise expert commentary which may include, but is not limited to: the impact of the document or act concerned on the internal working of the organization in question, on the development of the law of international organizations generally, and on the development of international law as a whole.
The database is continuously expanding with new materials to give researchers a full overview of the legal frameworks, processes, and impact of a growing range of organizations.