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The Oxford Guide to Treaties edited by Hollis, Duncan B (1st July 2012)

s.III Treaty Application, 14 Treaty Amendments

Jutta Brunnée

From: The Oxford Guide to Treaties

Edited By: Duncan B. Hollis

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 22 October 2019

Subject(s):
Treaties, amendments and modification — Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties — Universal international organizations
Modern treaties, in the majority of cases, are not one-off transactions in which parties exchange commitments or advantages. In particular, multilateral treaties are typically designed to govern relations between States on a given issue for the longer term, often indefinitely. This open-endedness is a feature not only of treaties that establish international institutions, but also those that establish regimes to govern an ever-growing range of issues, such as human rights, international trade, arms control, maritime or air transport, or environmental protection....
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