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Ms. Hanqin Xue

Judge Hanqin Xue
International Court of Justice

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Environmental Law
Cooperation
Transboundary Damage in
International Law
Transboundary damage caused by industrial, agricultural and technological activities has drawn continuous attention of States. One of the important aspects is international liability rules for such damage in international law. The lecture will address some of the key issues on the basis of the existing special regimes on international liability and the work of the International Law Commission.

Original Lecture
English   (48 minutes)


国际法上的跨界损害问题
跨界损害问题是各国始终关注的国际法问题,其中很重要的一个方面就是损害赔偿责任原则。本讲座以现行专门的赔偿责任机制和国际法委员会的工作为基础探讨一些有关的重要法律问题。

Original Lecture
中文   (47 minutes)


Environmental Law
Cooperation
Transboundary Damage in International Law
A. Legal Instruments
B. Jurisprudence
Trail Smelter Arbitral Tribunal, Trail Smelter Arbitration (U.S.A./Canada), Awards of 16 April 1938 and 11 March 1941, Reports of International Arbitral Awards, vol. III, pp. 1905-1982.

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

International Court of Justice, Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2010, p. 14.
C. Documents
General Assembly resolution 2777 (XXVI) of 29 November 1971 (Convention on International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects).

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its thirtieth session, 8 May - 28 July 1978 (A/33/10, reproduced in Yearbook of the International Law Commission, 1978, vol. II, Part Two, p. 1).

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its fifty-eighth session, 1 May-9 June and 3 July-11 August 2006 (A/61/10, reproduced in: Official Records of the General Assembly, Sixty-first session, Supplement No. 10).
D. Doctrine
P. Cameron/L. Hancher/W. Wolfgang (eds.), Nuclear Energy Law After Chernobyl, Graham & Trotman, London, 1988.

G. Handl/R. Lutz (eds.), Transferring Hazardous Technologies and Substances: The International Legal Challenge, Graham & Trotman/Martinus Nijhoff, London/Boston, 1989.

B. Hurwitz, State Liability for Outer Space Activities in Accordance with the 1972 Convention on International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects, Martinus Nijhoff, Dordrecht, 1992.

R.P. Kroner (ed.), Transnational Environmental Liability and Insurance, Graham & Trotman, London, 1993.

D.B. Magraw, International Law and Pollution, University of Pensylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1991.

P.N. Okowa, State Responsibility for Transboundary Air Pollution in International Law, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Compensation for Pollution Damage, Paris, 1981.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Nuclear Legislation-Nuclear Third Party Liability, Paris, 1976.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Responsibility and Liability in Relation to Transfrontier Pollution, Paris, 1984.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Third Party Liability, Paris, 1990.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Transfrontier Movements of Hazardous Wastes, Paris, 1985.

N. Singh (ed.), International Maritimes Law Conventions, Stevens and Sons, London, 1983.

A.E. Utton (ed.), Pollution and international Boundaries: United States-Mexican Environmental Problems, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1973.

J. Willisch, State Responsibility for Technological Damage in International Law, Duncker and Humblot, Berlin, 1987.

H. Xue, Transboundary Damage in International Law, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2003.

国际法上的跨界损害问题
A. 法律文书
核能领域第三方责任公约》(巴黎公约), 巴黎,1960年7月29日, 1964年1月28日经附加议定书修订,1982年11月16日经附加议定书修订。
http://www.oecd-nea.org/law/nlparis_conv.html

《核损害民事责任维也纳公约》(维也纳公约), 维也纳,1963年5月21日。
http://www.iaea.org/Publications/Documents/Infcircs/1996/Chinese/infcirc500_ch.pdf

《核损害补充赔偿公约》,维也纳,1997年9月12日。 http://www.iaea.org/Publications/Documents/Infcircs/1998/Chinese/infcirc567_ch.pdf
B. 文件
国际法委员会报告,第五十三届会议,大会, 正式纪录:第五十六届会议,补编第10号(A/56/10),第321页至384页。
http://untreaty.un.org/ilc/reports/2001/chinese/chp5.pdf

国际法委员会报告,第五十八届会议,大会, 正式纪录:第六十一届会议,补编第10号(A/61/10),第73页至131页。
http://untreaty.un.org/ilc/reports/2006/chinese/chp5.pdf