International Law

Product code: IA0005


Delivery method

Delivery method

Virtual Classroom



2 days




Other Government Department Employee



The overall goal of this course is to provide participants with a basic overview of public international law, providing a general sense of the legal framework within which policy decisions are made, and assist them in identifying situations where expert legal advice should be sought.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • identify basic terms and concepts in international law
  • recognize the main sources of international law
  • describe the horizontal, consent-based system of international law, and the benefits and limits of the current system
  • outline possible options for enforcing international law, and their limitations
  • outline some of the main legal developments in protecting human beings through international human rights law and international criminal law

Notes: This course is available to other government department employees on a cost-recovery basis.

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Legacy course code: 00012316

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Date modified: 2022-07-11