Research Guides United Nations Office at Geneva Library & Archives

Legal Research Guide

LexisNexis, HeinOnline, ILR, Collected courses of the Hague Academy of Int'l Law, Index to foreign legal periodicals, etc.

New and Featured Resources

Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law

Access full-text online editions of market-leading reference works and treatises such as Oppenheim's International Law, and the Oxford Commentaries on International Law. Browse, search and move between references and case reports as well as further commentary and analysis.

Language of Peace is an innovative tool to search provisions of Peace Agreements. Designed to meet the needs of mediators, drafters, conflict parties and other stakeholders, it provides easy access to compare and collate language on key issues across 75,000+ provisions of around 1,000 peace agreements.

New version of the UN's diplomatic conferences web site

This website provides access to the official records of a series of diplomatic conferences, convoked by the United Nations in order to negotiate and adopt several treaties based on drafts worked out by the International Law Commission and considered by the Sixth (Legal) Committee of the General Assembly.

HeinOnline TRIAL for additional databases

A separate trial access until 17 May 2021 has been arranged for the following:
• HeinOnline – History of International Law
• HeinOnline – Kluwer Law
• HeinOnline – World Treaty Library

Contact the librarian for the trial password.

Legal Databases