Multilateral Organizations

Multilateral Organizations

Learn about how states work together and form organizations for cooperation.


In this lesson we’ll focus on multilateral organizations and their role within international law. We’ll discuss how they’re formed and examine some of the most prominent ones.

I.               What is a Multilateral Organization?

We learned in another lesson that states are the primary actor in international law. Although this is true, there’s also a significant role for multilateral organizations.

These are organizations...