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Treaties and Other International Agreements

ASIL Guide to Electronic Resources for International Law:
The authors evaluate, organize, guide, and explain the varied electronic sources on treaties and treaty research. The Guide is continuously updated and expanded.
Publisher: American Society of International Law.

Electronic Information System for International Law (EISIL)
Database of authenticated primary materials, authoritative websites, and helpful research guides to a broad range of international law topics on the Internet. Click on the "Basic Sources" link under any topic for a list of treaty sites. Users can connect directly to the web resource that interests them by clicking on its title, but will also find valuable added information through a "More Information" button, including legal citations, entry into force and signature dates, amendments and brief descriptions.
Publisher: American Society for International Law.

EUR-Lex: Treaties of the European Union
From the official portal to European Union law. Also includes the Official Journal, Legislation, Legislation in preparation, Case-law, Parliamentary questions, and Documents of public interest.
Publisher: European Commission.

Foreign Trade Information System (SICE)
A broad collection of documents and information on Trade Treaties, the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA), and other trade issues. Includes a glossary Maintained by the Organization of American States Trade Unit.

HeinOnline Treaties and Agreements
Treaties and Agreements from 1776 to present. The license to this database restricts access to SIU Campus Users.

International Human Rights Instruments

United Nations Human Rights Documents
International Human Rights Instruments is a list of treaties with links to the treaty text and to status of ratifications, reservations and declarations, when available. United Nations Human Rights Documents includes links to databases of United Nations Human Rights Documents issued by the six committees established to monitor the implementation of the principal international human rights treaties and those issued by the General Assembly, the Commission on Human Rights, and the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights.
Publisher: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Multilaterals Project
An ongoing effort to publish on the web the texts of international multilateral conventions and other instruments.
Publisher: Edwin Giin Library. Tufts University. Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

Private International Law
Includes treaties and other information on private international law of such areas as trade and commerce, finance and banking, trusts and estates, family and children matters, and international judicial assistance, as well as links to websites maintained by major intergovernmental organizations concerned with unification and development of private international law.
Publisher: U.S. Dept. of State. Office of the Assistant Legal Advisor for Private International Law.

Reference Guide to the Geneva Conventions
Also includes links to other treaties and information on the laws of war.
Publisher: Society of Professional Journalists.

Treaties in Force
Lists of bilateral and multilateral treaties and other international agreements of the United States on record in the Department of State.
Publisher: U.S. Dept. of State Office of Legal Affairs.

Treaty Actions
Record of actions taken by states in regard to international agreements from 1997 to present.
Publisher: U.S. Department of State Office of Treaty Affairs.

United Nations Charter
Treaty Reference Guide
The Guide includes "Definition of key terms used in the UN Treaty Collection" and "Glossary of terms relating to Treaty actions."

U.S. Trade Representative
Includes full text of treaties and agreements on trade issues, reports and publications of the USTR, recent speeches and testimony on trade policy, Federal Register notices, press releases, and related information.

WTO Agreements
Legal texts of the World Trade Organization, dealing with the rules of trade between nations.

American Indian Laws and Treaties

Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties
A seven volume compilation of U.S. treaties, laws and executive orders pertaining to Native American Indian tribes, compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler and first published in 1903-04 by the U.S. Government Printing Office. This digitized version is a service of the Oklahoma State University Library.

Early Recognized Treaties with American Indian Nations
This website provides access to the nine federally recognized Indian treaties that are absent from volume 2 of Charles J. Kappler's Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties, the digitized version of which is linked above. This supplement is a service of Government Documents and the Electronic Text Center at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln Libraries.

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