Part II Personality and Recognition, 7 International Organizations
James R Crawford
- Immunity from jurisdiction, international organizations — Responsibility of international organizations — Diplomatic immunity — Diplomatic privileges
In the late eighteenth and nineteenth century, states developed multilateral forms of co-operation, supplementing reliance on bilateral treaties and diplomacy. These included the first international organizations. This chapter focuses on the main legal problems arising from interstate organizations. Topics discussed include legal personality, privileges and immunities, performance of acts in the law, interpretation of the constituent instrument, relations of international organizations, law-making through organizations, and control of acts of organizations.