About the ILEG

The International Law Education Group (ILEG) was founded in 2010 as a non-profit organization to promote education on the United Nations and public international law. Since then, the ILEG has morphed into an online venture with the goal of supporting the democratization of education in the areas of international organizations and international law. Whether you are a political science or international relations major or minor, a high school student preparing for college, a professional seeking continuous education, or an individual desiring more information on the world we live in, we believe our courses and study materials will be of great value to you. 

We adopt the words contained in the Constitution of UNESCO, which states, "Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed."

Founder and Instructor

Paul F.J. Aranas is an American IR scholar and author, specializing in NATO and UN studies. He taught International Relations at the University of Hawaii and has guest lectured at numerous educational institutions. He holds a Ph.D. in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Center for Diplomatic Strategic Studies (CEDS) in Paris, an M.A. in Diplomatic Studies from the University of Westminster (UK), and a degree in Religious Studies from the University of Oregon.