Define the term “treaty” and describe three types of treaties.
Define the term “treaty”
A treaty is an agreement in written form between nation-states (or international agencies, such as the United Nations, that have been given treaty-making capacity by the states that created them) that is intended to establish a relationship governed by International Law
Describe three types of treaties
- Multilateral treaties – agreement among more than two states
- Bilateral treaties – agreement between two states
- Universal – agreement among very many states, if it binds almost all states.