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Prof. Ove Bring

Mr. Manuel Rama Montaldo
Main Professor of Public International Law, ORT University, Uruguay

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International Law
International Law Commission
Conceptual and historical aspects of the process of codification and progressive development of international law in the United Nations, with particular reference to the work of
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International Law
International Law Commission
Conceptual and historical aspects of the process of codification and progressive development of international law in the United Nations, with particular reference to the work of the International Law Commission
A. Legal Instruments

Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

Statute of the International Law Commission, General Assembly resolution 174 (II) of 21 November 1947, as amended by resolutions 485 (V) of 12 December 1950, 984 (X) of 3 December 1955, 985 (X) of 3 December 1955 and 36/39 of 18 November 1981.

Universal Declaration on Human Rights, Paris, 10 December 1948.

Geneva Convention for the amelioration of the condition of the wounded and sick in armed forces in the field, 12 August 1949 relative to the Protection of Civilians in Time of War, Geneva, 12 August 1949, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, p. 31.

Geneva Convention for the amelioration of the condition of the wounded, sick and shipwrecked members of armed forces at sea, Geneva, 12 August 1949, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, p. 85.

Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Prisoners of War, Geneva, 12 August 1949, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, p. 135.

Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, Geneva, 12 August 1949, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, p. 287.

Convention on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone, Geneva, 29 April 1958, United Nations, Treaty Seriesvol. 516, p. 205.

Convention on the High Seas, Geneva, 29 April 1958, United Nations, Treaty Seriesvol. 450, p. 11.

Convention on Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas, Geneva, 29 April 1958, United Nations, Treaty Seriesvol. 559, p. 285.

Convention on the Continental Shelf, Geneva, 29 April 1958, United Nations, Treaty Seriesvol. 499, p. 311.

Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, Vienna, 18 April 1961, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 500, p. 95.

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

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, New York, 16 December 1966, United Nations, Treaty Seriesvol. 999, p. 171.

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, New York, 16 December 1966, United Nations, Treaty Seriesvol. 993, p. 3.

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, New York, 16 December 1966, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 999, p. 171.

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

General Assembly resolution 2749 (XXX) of 17 December 1970 (Declaration of Principles Governing the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floor, and the Subsoil Thereof, beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction)

Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the protection of victims of international armed conflicts (Protocol I), Geneva, 7 December 1978, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1125, p. 3.

Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the protection of victims of non-international armed conflicts (Protocol II), Geneva 7 December 1978, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1125, p. 609.

Agreement governing the Activities of States on the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies, New York, 5 December 1979, United Nations, Treaty Series,vol. 1363, p. 3.

General Assembly resolution 37/10 of 15 November 1982 (Manila Declaration on Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes).

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Montego Bay, 10 December 1982, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1833, p.3.

Second Optional Protocol Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty, New York, 15 December 1989, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1642, p. 414.

Agreement relating to the implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982, New York, 28 July 1994, United Nations, Treaty Seriesvol. 1836, p. 3

General Assembly resolution 50/50 of 11 December 1995 (United Nations Model Rules for the Conciliation of Disputes between States).

Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses, New York, 21 May 1997.

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

B. Jurisprudence

International Court of Justice, Continental Shelf (Libyan Arab Jarnahiriya/Malta), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1985, p. 13

C. Documents