Collected Courses of the Xiamen Academy of International Law contain the Summer Courses taught at the
Xiamen Academy of International Law by highly qualified international legal professionals. Subjects include:
• Food Safety Law in China
• The Law of International Conflict
• The Application of International Law by the International Court of Justice
• Prevention and International Law
• International Dispute Resolution, with Specific Attention to China
Xiamen Academy of International Law aims to promote academic exchanges among legal communities across the globe, encourage examination of major international issues and, by so doing, seek ways to improve the possibilities for world peace and international cooperation. It seeks to achieve this aim by providing the highest level of education to individuals, particularly those from Asian countries, interested in the development and use of international law, such as young lecturers in international law, diplomats, practitioners of transnational law, government officials in charge of foreign affairs, and officials of international organizations.
The series published three volumes over the last 5 years.
Guide to International Environmental Law addresses why and how the international system elaborates environmental obligations and monitors compliance with them. The book discusses the relationship between international obligations and national and local law, with particular reference to federal systems. It points out the influence national law has on the emergence of international law and the growing role international norms play in the development and enforcement of national and local environmental policies. It also examines the extent to which environmental protection should be and is taken into account in other regulatory frameworks, from trade law and human rights to disarmament and refugee policy.