UTS Library

Public International Law: Treaties

In this guide:

Where to look for a treaty

  • United Nations Treaty Series (UNTS)
    A collection of treaties and international agreements registered and published by the Secretariat. The United Nations Treaty Series (1946-onwards) is the authorised source for locating treaties published by the United Nations in accordance with Article 102 of the UN
  •  US Treaties and Agreements Library in Hein Online
  • United Nations Treaty Collection
    Contains the full text of over 158,000 treaties and subsequent actions that have been published by the United Nations in accordance with Article 102 of the UN Charter. The UNTS is a part of this collection.
  • League of Nations Treaty Series
    League of Nations Treaty Series (1920-1944)
  • Status of Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General
    If you are unsure or the status of a treaty, this is a good starting point. This publication reflects the status of multilateral treaties, as Member States sign, ratify, accede or lodge declarations, reservations or objections.
  • Australian Treaty Series (ATS)
    Contains the texts of all treaties that Australia is a party to. Also contains Australian treaties not yet in force.