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Published: 17 July 2014

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780198716143

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Awarded the 2015 Gold Medal of the King of Norway

The Evolutionary Interpretation of Treaties

Eirik Bjorge

  • Investigates the contentious issue of the interpretation of treaties in light of changing conditions and subsequent development of international law
  • Argues that the evolutionary interpretation of treaties should be understood as the natural corollary of the parties' intentions
  • Provides detailed analysis of the jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice, international arbitral tribunals, the European Court of Human Rights, the European Court of Justice, and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, as well as domestic courts

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