International Law and Institutions is a component of Encyclopedia of Institutional and Infrastructural Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias.
The main role of international law is to promote global peace and prosperity. Ideally, international law and its accompanying institutions act as a balm to smoothen and rationalize opposing interests that nations may have. This theme on International Law and Institutions addresses International Legal and Economic Issues: Globalization and the Struggle for Local Control and International Environmental Law, which are then expanded into multiple subtopics, each as a chapter.
This volume is aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs.