Cooperation, International Law of
- Sovereignty — Customary international law — States, equality — Regional co-operation — Development
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 The term ‘law of co-operation’ has been developed as a counterpart to the term ‘law of coexistence’, the latter describing the traditional modern international law (Friedman 60–63; Peaceful Coexistence). The main feature of such international law of co-operation is the obligation of States to co-operate with each other.2 The term ‘co-operation’ has never been defined by an international treaty or a resolution of an international organization. Even the Declaration on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States in...