This is a major Research Thesis Paper. This course covers a wide variety of topics and is designed to give you
foundational knowledge in international law and the remit of international organizations. As part of co-creation, this assignment is designed for you to focus on topic “Human rights issues and International Law”. You will
investigate the topic in more depth and compare and contrast it across three different states in the world.
Your Research Paper must be comparative: use three States of the 193 States in the world to analyse a
You will be graded on your thesis or argument, and your ability to follow through with an analytical discussion on this topic.
The paper must cover an issue of relevance to international law and include at least one international
organization. Your paper must also include a range of 6-8 peer-reviewed articles and relevant organizational
MUST USE THESE READINGS-
– Wallace, R.M.M. & Martin-Ortega, O. (2020). Chapter 6- Jurisdiction. International Law.Ninth Ed. Sweet & Maxwell. (pp.121-152).
– Wallace, R.M.M. & Martin-Ortega, O. (2020). Chapter 11- International Human Rights. International Law. Ninth Ed. Sweet & Maxwell. (pp. 267-298).
– Wallace, R.M.M. & Martin-Ortega, O. (2020). Chapter 8 The Law of Treaties. International Law. Ninth Ed. Sweet & Maxwell. (pp. 183-208).