European and International law

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European and International law by Mind Map: European and International law

1. European law

1.1. Values

1.1.1. Democracy

1.1.2. Human dignity

1.1.3. Human rights

1.1.4. Equality

1.1.5. The rule of law

1.1.6. Freedom

1.2. History

1.2.1. WWII Collaboration war countries Economic cooperation

1.2.2. EEC 6 countries European economic community Developed political union 1958

1.2.3. EC 1967 European community Council and commission 1970s expanding members 1972 first elected european parliament

1.2.4. Creating EU Treaty of Maastricht 1992

1.3. Differences EU and UN

1.3.1. UN Promotes cooperation Peaceful relations

1.3.2. EU One big nation out of many states

1.4. Sources

1.4.1. Treaty Establishing the EU works Based on the Rule of law Formal written agreement

1.4.2. Regulation Binding legislative act

1.4.3. Directive Legislative act Goals to reach for countries

1.5. Institutions of EU

1.5.1. European parliament Budgetary Legislative Supervisory Law-making body

1.5.2. European commission General intrest Proposes new laws Manages EU policies and allocates EU funding Enforces EU law Represents the EU internationally

1.5.3. Council of ministers Negotiates/adopts EU laws Foreign and security policy Concludes agreements Adopts annual EU budget

1.5.4. European council General political direction Priorities

1.5.5. European court of justice Interpreting law Enforcing law Annuling EU legal acts Santionning EU institutions

1.6. UN in internation law

1.6.1. Single market EURO Compare prices No inconvenience of changing currencies What? No restrictions on trade Consequences for consumers

1.6.2. Functions International court of justice Settle legal disputes Economical and social council Coordination Policy review Policy dialogue Recommendation on economic Security council Internation peace and security General assembly Representative Policymaking Deliberative Secretariat Day to day work

1.6.3. UN sustainable goals Equality, good, healt, zero poverty, ... Blueprint for sustainable future Goal deadline 2019 Sustainable business IKEA

1.6.4. Business agencies UN WIPO World intellectual property organisation IMF Promotes economic growth/employment Temporary financial assistence ITU International telecommunication union Information and communication technologies Connecting people worldwide

2. International law

2.1. Enforce?

2.1.1. State responsibility Principles Breach of contract International obligation

2.1.2. Mediation Flexible and consensual Third party Settlements Contractually binding

2.1.3. Arbitration Independent moderator Flexible/efficient Dispute resolution Financial and binding

2.2. Domestic law

2.2.1. Within border

2.3. Accross borders

2.4. Public or private

2.5. Why obey?

2.5.1. World peace

2.5.2. Benefits from compliance

2.6. Subjects

2.6.1. States

2.6.2. International organizations

2.6.3. Non-state entities

2.6.4. Individuals

2.7. Sources

2.7.1. Treaties Two or more states Agreement Binding

2.7.2. Customs Traditions/conventions

2.7.3. General principles of law Basic rules General and abstract content

2.7.4. Judicial decisions and writings of publicists Non binding Guide to content

2.7.5. Hard law vs. soft law Hard law Legal obligations Binding Soft law Agreements/principles/declarations Not binding