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Ms. Vera Gowlland-Debbas

Ms. Vera Gowlland-Debbas
Professor of Public International Law
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva

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States
Responsibility
The Relationship between Collective Security and State Responsibility

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States
Responsibility
The Relationship between Collective Security
and State Responsibility
A. Legal Instruments
Charter of the United Nations, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, Vienna, 24 April 1963, United Nations Treaty Series, vol. 596, p. 261.

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, Vienna, 23 May 1969, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1155, p. 331.

International Law Commission, Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts, 2001.
B. Jurisprudence
C. Documents
Security Council resolution 276 (1970) of 30 January 1970.

General Assembly resolution 3314 (XXIX) of 14 December 1974 (Definition of Aggression).

Eighth Report on State responsibility by Mr. R. Ago, Special Rapporteur, The internationally wrongful act of the State, source of international responsibility (A/CN.4/318 and Add.1-4, reproduced in Yearbook of the International Law Commission, 1979, vol. II (1), p. 3).

Third Report on State responsibility by Mr. G. Arangio-Ruiz, Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/440 and Add.1, reproduced in Yearbook of the International Law Commission, 1991, vol. II (1), p. 1).

General Assembly resolution 56/83 of 12 December 2001 (Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts).