Considerations on Limits to Dynamic / Evolutive Interpretation of Constituent Instruments of International Organizations (with the Particular Reference to the UN System)

Authors

  • Kazimierz Lankosz University of Law and Administration in Rzeszów - University of Rzeszów, Poland

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15290/eejtr.2021.05.01.01

Keywords:

dynamic interpretation, evolutive interpretation, international organizations, international law, UN System

Abstract

International organizations, for the purpose of further considerations are these established by multilateral treaties constituting their internal legal order and establishing legal personality for them, which is independent and separate from their member states. The emphasis in this article is on the UN and its Specialized Agencies. Since in practice their constituent instruments are interpreted on the daily basis in the continuous process of performing their functions and filling the gaps, some of extensive interpretations may lead to informal modifications of the constitutional instruments. To examine whether there are any limits to the dynamic / evolutive (extensive) interpretations is of grave significance both for international law doctrine and practice, as well as political reality. In conclusion: the Report and the IDI Resolution adopted on 4th September, 2021, are the good ground for better understanding of recent developments in the daily lives of the UN System.

Author Biography

Kazimierz Lankosz, University of Law and Administration in Rzeszów - University of Rzeszów, Poland

Dr hab., Dr. Iur h.c. Kazimierz Lankosz, Professor of the University of Law and Administration in Rzeszów - University of Rzeszów, retired Professor of the Jagiellonian University and the Cracow University of Economics, the Department of International Law, International Relations and European Studies, the Department of Constitutional Law and International Relations of the University of Law and Administration in Rzeszów, ul. Cegielniana 14, 35-310 Rzeszów

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2021-12-31

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Lankosz, K. (2021). Considerations on Limits to Dynamic / Evolutive Interpretation of Constituent Instruments of International Organizations (with the Particular Reference to the UN System). Eastern European Journal of Transnational Relations, 5(1), 7–16. https://doi.org/10.15290/eejtr.2021.05.01.01

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