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Mr. Pavel Šturma

Mr. Pavel Šturma
Member
International Law Commission
Professor of International Law
Charles University in Prague

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States
Responsibility
Succession of States and State Responsibility
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States
Responsibility
Succession of States and State Responsibility
A. Legal Instruments

Vienna Convention on Succession of States in Respect of Treaties, Vienna, 23 August 1978, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1946, p. 3. (See also the related entry in the Historic archives).

Vienna Convention on Succession of States in Respect of State Property, Archives and Debts, Vienna, 8 April 1983, Document A/CONF.117/14. (See also the related entry in the Historic archives).

International Law Commission, Articles on Nationality of Natural Persons in Relation to the Succession of States, 1999.

International Law Commission, Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts, 2001. 

Agreement on Succession Issues, Vienna, 29 June 2001, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2262, p. 251.

International Law Commission, Articles on Diplomatic Protection, 2006.

B. Jurisprudence

Affaire relative à la concession des phares de l’Empire ottoman (Grèce, France) [Lighthouses Arbitration], Award of 24/27 July 1956, United Nations, Reports of International Arbitral Awards, vol. XII, pp. 155-269.

International Court of Justice, Gabčíkovo-Nagymaros Project (Hungary/Slovakia), I.C.J. Reports 1997, p. 7.

Mytilineos Holdings SA v. (1.) The State Union of Serbia and Montenegro (2.) Republic of Serbia, Partial Award on Jurisdiction (in the matter of an arbitration under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules), 8 September 2006.

International Court of Justice, Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia and Montenegro), I.C.J. Reports 2007, p. 43.

European Court of Human Rights, Bijelić v. Montenegro and Serbia, No. 11890/05, 28 April 2009.

International Court of Justice, Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia), I.C.J. Reports 2015, p. 3.

C. Documents

Conference on Yugoslavia Arbitration Commission, Opinion No. 9, International Legal Materials, 31 (1992), p. 1523.

International Law Commission, Analytical Guide to the Work of the International Law Commission: Succession of States in respect of State responsibility.