Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to provide students with a grasp of those elements of international law that are necessary for a correct understanding of the current stage of international cooperation.
Course contents summary
- Features and structure of the international legal system.
- International responsibility.
- The consequences of international crime.
- The active subject of responsibility.
- The United Nations system of collective security.
- The settlement of international disputes.
- Adaptation to international law.
- Human rights.
A. Cassese, Diritto Internazionale I) I Lineamenti, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2003.
Students are required to prepare a short essay agreed upon with the teacher on a topic connected with the course of study. The oral exam will begin from a discussion of the essay (which must be sent to the teacher by e-mail at least one week before the date of the exam) and will continue with an analysis of the subjects dealt with in the text.