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International and Foreign Law Research: Treaty Research

This guide is intended to assist students in the International & Foreign Legal Research class at Florida State University locate important resources.

Select Treaty Databases

Start with the World Treaty Library below to locate any treaty around the world.  



According to the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties a treaty is "an international agreement concluded between States in written form and governed by international law...whatever its particular designation."  A treaty can be referred to as a convention, protocol, agreement, pact, accord, covenant, statute, act, memorandum of understanding. Whatever term is used for an international agreement, it does not affect its legal status. A treaty can be bilateral (between two parties) or multilateral (among several parties). 

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