Following profound modifications of Soviet ideology after the coming to power of Gorbachev, Europe experienced an unprecedented time of change which resulted, inter alia, in the unification of the two German States, the abolition of socialist international organizations, the obsolescence of neutrality policies in the New Europe a the pull on the European Communities to admit new members. These revolutionary events give rise to interesting legal questions. Since international relations are changing, the legal framework in which these relations are set has to change, too. In December 1990, international legal aspects of the changes in the political structure of Europe were discussed at a conference held in Amsterdam. In this book, which takes account of the outcomes of the discussions, the international legal framework in which these changes take place a their consequences are described a analyzed by eminent scholars from East a West.In this connection paragraph 5 of Article 25 provides, however, that nothing contained in the Convention prevents a Contracting State from applying any other international convention which is already in force at the date of the Convention andanbsp;...
|Author||:||John Anthony Wade|
|Publisher||:||Brill Archive - 1980|