Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best International Law Quotes from famous authors such as Manmohan Singh, Noam Chomsky, Ronen Bergman, Benigno Aquino III, Antonio Guterres. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
Together with international unity and resolve we can meet the challenge of this global scourge and work to bring about an international law of zero tolerance for terrorism.
Armed attack has a definition in international law. It means sudden, overwhelming, instantaneous ongoing attack.
I do think that Magna Carta and international law are worth paying some attention to.
Under international law, defendants convicted in absentia have the right to a retrial, unless the prosecutors for the authorities who do finally capture them can show that the defendants knew they were under indictment.
Both President Obama and I shared the conviction that territorial and maritime disputes in the Asia Pacific region should be settled peacefully based on international law. We affirm that arbitration is an open, friendly and peaceful approach to seeking a just and durable solution.
Clearly, the response to terrorism and violent extremism must respect human rights and comply with international law. That is not just a question of justice but of effectiveness.
It will not do to say that international law is the enemy of the Jewish people, since the Jewish people surely did not as a whole oppose the Nuremburg trials, or the development of human rights law.
Governments that block the aspirations of their people, that steal or are corrupt, that oppress and torture or that deny freedom of expression and human rights should bear in mind that they will find it increasingly hard to escape the judgement of their own people, or where warranted, the reach of international law.
If our interests – our legitimate interests, the interests of Russians – have been attacked directly, like they were in South Ossetia, for example, I do not see any other way but to respond in accordance with international law.
Crimea was not a non-nuclear zone in an international law sense but was part of Ukraine, a state which doesn’t possess nuclear arms.
As long as Palestinian violence exists, but not a Palestinian state, Israel is in danger, because it cannot obtain assistance from the international community against an entity that is not subordinate to international law.
The clever, albeit fragile, coalition against terrorism brought together by the U.S. government might be able to advance the transition from classical international law to a cosmopolitan order.
It was during the Reagan years that defiance of international law and the U.N. Charter became entirely open.
We have exhausted all of our diplomatic effort to get the Iraqis to comply with their own agreements and with international law. Given that… we have got to force them to comply, and we are doing so militarily.
Some international law specialists compare the invasion of Iraq to the ‘crimes against the peace’ for which Nazi leaders were indicted at Nuremberg.
I believe that the American administration of Iraq has been arrogant, has pursued policies that are illegal in international law and has been ignorant and incompetent. I said this very forthrightly to the senators.
Claims of right and insistence upon obligations may depend upon treaty stipulations, or upon the rules of international law, or upon the sense of natural justice applied to the circumstances of a particular case, or upon disputed facts.
The young, the old, women, the disabled, the sick and the wounded are entitled to protection under international law. Too often, the ICRC’s calls for those laws to be respected are ignored.
The core issue here is that the Israeli government refuses to commit to terms of reference for the negotiations that are based on international law and United Nations resolutions, and that it frantically continues to intensify building of settlements on the territory of the State of Palestine.
The way to defeat international terrorism is through international cooperation based on international law, clear intelligence, and a measured and appropriate military response.
Global markets must be balanced by global values such as respect for human rights and international law, democracy, security and sustainable economic and environmental development.
If we speak calmly, in a businesslike fashion, let me draw your attention to the fact that Russia supplies arms to the legitimate government of Syria in full compliance with the norms of international law. We are not breaching any rules and norms.
I don’t need a U.N. report to tell me whether my army… operates according to the international law guidelines.
It is a rule of international law that weapons and methods of warfare which do not discriminate between combatants and civilians should never be used.
The Senkaku Islands are an integral part of Japanese territory based on international law as well as in the context of our history.
This resolution simply says Israel has the right to defend itself. This includes conducting operations both inside its borders and in the territory of nations that threaten it, which is in accordance with international law.
It’s never acceptable to target civilians. It violates the Geneva Accords, it violates the international law of war and it violates all principles of morality.
The security of which we speak is to be attained by the development of international law through an international organization based on the principles of law and justice.
Nicaragua dealt with the problem of terrorism in exactly the right way. It followed international law and treaty obligations. It collected evidence, brought the evidence to the highest existing tribunal, the International Court of Justice, and received a verdict – which, of course, the U.S. dismissed with contempt.
I am convinced that when the history of international law comes to be written centuries hence, it will be divided into two periods: the first being from the earliest times to the end of the nineteenth century, and the second beginning with the Hague Conference.
My work at the United Nations discomforted some members of the U.S. government, which exercises its power beyond collective understandings and international law.
We could try and establish a world in which the great and the powerful adhere to that international law which they require ordinary mortals to adhere to. In other words, there is one international law, and even America and even Russia and China and Japan must adhere to it, and Australia must adhere to it.
Governments are mandated by international law to protect people from genocide.
Individual and national rights to wealth rest on the basis of civil and international law, or at least of custom that has the force of law.
At a time of such hope and optimism in the Middle East, we cannot let the Libyan government violate every principle of international law and human rights with impunity.