- Human rights — NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) — Corporations — Natural resources — Corruption
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 A redeeming feature of modern international law has been the loosening of its State-centric character and institutional structure. The massive financial flows, enjoying insufficient checks and ineffective regulations, and the skewed trade structure, together with a slew of other debilitating factors, have sapped the sovereignty-laden international State structure and have threatened to marginalize modern international law. Publicists have noted the process with concern and have, as a balancing act perhaps, extolled the positive features of the changing structure...