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Definition: The body of law that governs relations between nations as well as regulating trade and other legal relationships which involve the jurisdiction of more than one state.

A list of ethics commissioners and codes of conduct from federal, provincial and some international jurisdictions.

Related keywords: Ethics, Federal government departments, International law


This website section from Canadian Heritage is provided as a central reference library of the most essential and current official documents, both UN and Canadian, which describe in detail the links between the international and the domestic Canadian human rights field.

Related keywords: Human rights, International law

This website section from Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada  showcases Canada's contributions to the International Criminal Court and describes its structure, history and crucial mandate.

Related keywords: Courts and court judgments, International law

The Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (CCRC) is a network of Canadian organizations and individuals who promote respect for the rights of children. Its purpose is to: exchange information; provide public education materials about the Convention on the Rights of the Child; monitor implementation of the Convention in Canada; and engage in dialogue with government officials on child rights issues.

Related keywords: Advocacy, Human rights, International law

This web page prepared by the Canadian government has information about parental abduction both inside and outside Canada. It describes how to prevent parental abduction, and what Canadian officials in other countries can and can't do to help if your child has been abducted.

Related keywords: Custody and access, Family law general resources, International law

DFAIT's overall objective is to defend and promote Canada’s interests throughout the world. Spanning politics, commerce, societal concerns and consular functions, DFAIT deals with issues ranging from trade negotiation to the environment to disarmament to peace brokering, and much more. In short, DFAIT deals with any global issue that can affect Canada and which the federal government has deemed a priority.

Related keywords: Federal government departments, International law, Travel

The mandate of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada is to manage Canada's diplomatic and consular relations, to encourage the country's international trade and to lead Canada’s international development and humanitarian assistance.

Related keywords: Federal government departments, International law

Managed from its base at the University of Toronto , the G8 Research Group consists of a global network of scholars, professionals in the media, business, government and research communities, and students interested in the ongoing activity of the G7 and G8, and closely related bodies such as the G20. The G8 Information Centre posts documents on the meetings leading up to each summit, the available official documentation of all past summits and ministerial meetings (in all G8 languages), scholarly writings and policy analyses, research studies, scholarship information and links to related sites.

Related keywords: International law

This section of the Department of Justice Canada website includes information on  human trafficking. Related keywords: Human rights (146), International law (83

Related keywords: Human rights, International law, Prostitution and pornography

ICC is the body that represents all Inuit from Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Chukotka on matters of international importance. The principal goals of ICC are to strengthen unity among Inuit of the circumpolar region; promote Inuit rights and interests on an international level; develop and encourage long-term policies that safeguard the Arctic environment; and seek full and active partnership in the political, economic, and social development of circumpolar regions.

Related keywords: Aboriginal law, Environmental protection and conservation, International law