International agreements

International agreements are the agreements entered into between countries.

International agreements

That is, create wills between two or more countries with a common goal.

In an international agreement, the countries that contract it acquire rights and also assume obligations.

Characteristics of international agreements

The commitments between international organizations cover multiple topics. Like the ones cited below.

  • Commercial.
  • Extradition.
  • Politicians.
  • To combat climate change.
  • Of peace.
  • Humanitarians.
  • Of cooperation.
  • Integration.

Reasons for establishing international agreements

International agreements are diplomatic tools that, in addition to maintaining a good relationship between countries, also allow facing challenges. For example, countries that by themselves do not have the capacity to generate their own economic development.

That is why they negotiate with other countries in order to benefit each other.

Advantages of international agreements

Among the main advantages of international agreements are:

  • Thanks to an international trade-type agreement, it is possible to import products from countries at a lower cost than if they produced it internally. This is given by specialization.
  • With extradition it is possible to deliver justice objectively and in accordance with the laws of the country where the law was broken.
  • Agreements to combat climate change help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Disadvantages of international agreements

For its part, among the most outstanding advantages we have the following:

  • It can generate dependency from one country to another.
  • A bias in the negotiations favors one country more than another.
  • Inappropriate use of international agreements.
  • It can distort internal trade in the face of protectionism.

Formalization of international agreements

The way in which an international agreement is legalized is through a protocol and finally through the signing of a Treaty, which is the document itself. And they are classified, according to:

  • Number of countries involved. (Bilateral, which is celebrated between two countries and multilateral celebrated by 3 or more countries).
  • The duration can be determined or indeterminate.