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Fifty-second Session (2000)

Daily Bulletin

MONDAY, 1 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2612th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2612)

  • Election of officers
    • The Commission elected Mr. Chusei Yamada (Japan) as its Chairman, Mr. Maurice Kamto (Cameroon) as First Vice-Chairman, Mr. Peter Tomka (Slovakia) as Second Vice-Chairman, Mr. Giorgio Gaja (Italy) as Chairman of the Drafting Committee and Mr. Victor Rodríguez-Cedeño (Venezuela) as Rapporteur.
  • Adoption of the agenda
    • The Commission adopted its provisional agenda (A/CN.4/503)
  • Filling of casual vacancies
    • The Commission elected the following members to fill the two casual vacancies:
      • Mr. Kamil E. Idris (Sudan)
      • Mr. Djamchid Montaz (Islamic Republic of Iran)

TUESDAY, 2 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2613th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2613)

  • Programme of work
    • The Commission adopted a work plan for the first two weeks of the current session.
  • State responsibility
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. James Crawford, introduced his third report on the topic (A/CN.4/507).
    • The Commission began its consideration of the report.

WEDNESDAY, 3 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2614th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2614)

  • State responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507).
    • The Chairman of the Drafting Committee read out the composition of the Drafting Committee on State Responsibility, which was as follows: Chairman: Mr. Giorgio GAJA; Special Rapporteur: Mr. James Crawford; Members: Mr. Emmanuel Akwei ADDO; Mr. Ian BROWNLIE; Mr. Enrique CANDIOTI; Mr. John R. DUGARD; Mr. Constantin ECONOMIDES; Mr. Zdzislaw GALICKI; Mr. Raul GOCO; Mr. Gerhard HAFNER; Mr. Qizhi HE; Mr. Peter C.R. KABATSI; Mr. Alain PELLET; Mr. Robert ROSENSTOCK; and Mr. Victor RODRIGUEZ-CEDENO (ex officio)

THURSDAY, 4 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2615th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2615)

  • State responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507).

FRIDAY, 5 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2616th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2616)

  • State responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507).
    • The Commission decided to refer draft article 36, 36 bis, 37 bis and 38 to the Drafting Committee.
  • International liability for injurious consequences arising out of acts not prohibited by international law (Prevention of transboundary damage from hazardous activities)
    • The Chairman announced that the Working Group on International Liability for Injurious Consequences arising out of Acts not prohibited by International Law (Prevention of Transboundary Damage from Hazardous Activities), to be chaired by Mr. P.S. Rao, would consist of the following members: Mr. J.C. Baena Soares, Mr. Z Galicki, Mr. G. Hafner, Mr. J.L. Kateka, Mr. I. Lukashuk, Mr. V. Rodrigue-Cedeño and Mr. R. Rosenstock.

TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2617th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2617)

  • Diplomatic Protection
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. John R. Dugard, introduced his first report on the topic (A/CN.4/506).
    • The Commission began its consideration of the topic.

WEDNESDAY, 10 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2618th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2618)

  • Diplomatic Protection
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first report of the Special Rapporteur on the topic (A/CN.4/506).

THURSDAY, 11 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2619th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2619)

  • Diplomatic Protection
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first report of the Special Rapporteur on the topic (A/CN.4/506).

FRIDAY, 12 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2620th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2620)

  • Diplomatic Protection
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first report of the Special Rapporteur on the topic (A/CN.4/506).

TUESDAY, 16 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2621st meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2621)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507).

WEDNESDAY, 17 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2622nd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2622)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507).
  • Planning Group
    • The Chairman of the Planning Group, Mr. M. Kamto, announced the composition of the Planning Group: Chairman: Mr. Maurice Kamto; Members: Messrs. João Clemente BAENA SOARES; Constantin ECONOMIDES; Zdzislaw GALICKI; Raul GOCO; Gerhard HAFNER; Jorge ILLUECA; James Lutabanzibwa KATEKA; Mochtar KUSUMA-ATMADJA; Djamchid MOMTAZ; Didier OPERTTI-BADAN; Guillaume PAMBOU-TCHIVOUNDA; Alain PELLET; Robert ROSENSTOCK; Bernado SEPÚLVEDA; and Victor RODRIGUEZ-CEDEÑO (ex officio).

THURSDAY, 18 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2623rd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2623)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507).
    • The Commission decided to refer draft article 40bis (Right of a State to invoke the responsibility of another State) to the Drafting Committee.

FRIDAY, 19 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2624th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2624)

  • Diplomatic Protection
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first report of the Special Rapporteur on the topic (A/CN.4/506).
  • Unilateral Acts of States
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Victor Rodriguez-Cedeño, introduced his third report (A/CN.4/505).

TUESDAY, 23 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2625th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2625)

  • Diplomatic Protection
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first report of the Special Rapporteur on the topic (A/CN.4/506, Corr.1 and Add.1).

WEDNESDAY, 24 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2626th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2626)

  • Diplomatic Protection
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first report of the Special Rapporteur on the topic (A/CN.4/506, Corr.1 and Add.1).

THURSDAY, 25 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2627th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2627)

  • Diplomatic Protection
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first report of the Special Rapporteur on the topic (A/CN.4/506, Corr.1 and Add.1).
    • The Commission decided to refer draft article 6 to informal consultations.

FRIDAY, 26 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2628th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2628)

  • International Liability for Injurious Consequences arising out of acts not prohibited by International Law (Prevention of Transboundary Damage from Hazardous Activities)
    • Mr. P.S. Rao, the Chairman of the Working Group on International Liability for injurious consequences arising out of acts not prohibited by international law (Prevention of transboundary damage from hazardous activities), gave an oral report on the work of the Working Group.
  • Unilateral Acts of States
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the third report of the Special Rapporteur on the topic (A/CN.4/505).
    • The Commission decided to establish a Working Group on Unilateral Acts of State, composed as follows: Chairman: Mr. Victor RODRIGUEZ-CEDEÑO; Members: Mr. H. AL-BAHARNA, Mr. J.C. BAENA SOARES, Mr. Z. GALICKI, Mr. G. HAFNER, Mr. M. HERDOCIA SACASA, Mr. P.C.R. KABATSI, Mr. J.L. KATEKA, Mr. G. PAMBOU-TCHIVOUNDA and Mr. B. SEPÚLVEDA.

TUESDAY, 30 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2629th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2629)

  • Unilateral Acts of States
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the third report of the Special Rapporteur on the topic (A/CN.4/505).

WEDNESDAY, 31 MAY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2630th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2630)

  • Unilateral Acts of States
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the third report of the Special Rapporteur on the topic (A/CN.4/505).
  • Reservations to Treaties
    • The Special Rapporteur for the topic, Mr. Alain Pellet, introduced the first part of his fifth report contained in document A/CN.4/508, Add.1 and Add.2.

FRIDAY, 2 JUNE 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2631st meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2631)

  • Reservations to Treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first part of the fifth report of the Special Rapporteur contained in document A/CN.4/508, Add.1 and Add.2.

TUESDAY, 6 JUNE 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2632nd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2632)

  • Reservations to Treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first part of the fifth report of the Special Rapporteur contained in document A/CN.4/508, Add.1 and Add.2.
    • The Chairman of the Drafting Committee read out the following composition of the Drafting Committee on Reservations to Treaties: Chairman: Mr. M. Gaja; Special Rapporteur: Mr. A. Pellet; members: Mr. J.C. Baena Soares, Mr. I. Brownlie, Mr. C. Economides, Mr. Elaraby, Mr. Kamto, Mr. G. Pambou Tchivounda, Mr. R. Rosenstock, Mr. B. Simma, Mr. P. Tomka, Mr. V. Rodríguez-Cedeño (member ex officio).

WEDNESDAY, 7JUNE 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2633rd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2633)

  • Reservations to Treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first part of the fifth report of the Special Rapporteur contained in document A/CN.4/508, Add.1 and Add.2.
    • The Commission decided to refer draft guidelines 1.1.8, 1.4.6, 1.4.7, 1.4.8 and 1.7.5 to the Drafting Committee
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Alain Pellet, summed up the debate on the topic during the first part of the session.
  • Unilateral Acts of States
    • The Commission concluded its consideration of the first part of the third report by the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/505).
    • The Commission decided to refer draft articles 1 to 4 to the Drafting Committee and draft article 5 to the Working Group on Unilateral Acts of States
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Victor Rodríguez-Cedeño, summed up the debate on the topic during the first part of the session.

THURSDAY, 8 JUNE 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2634th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2634)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Special Rapporteur introduced the first addendum to his third report (A/CN.4/507/Add.1 and Add.1/Corr.1).
    • The Commission began its consideration of that part of the report.

FRIDAY, 9JUNE 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2635th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2635)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.1 and Add.1/Corr.1).
  • Diplomatic Protection
    • The Special Rapporteur for the topic, Mr. John Dugard, informed the Commission of the outcome of the informal consultations that were held on the topic.
    • The Commission decided to refer draft articles 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 to the Drafting Committee.
  • The Commission thus concluded the work of the first part of its fifty-second session.

MONDAY, 10 JULY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2636th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2636)

  • The International Law Commission resumed its fifty-second session (second part)
  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.1 and Add.1/Corr.1).

TUESDAY, 11 JULY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2637th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2637)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.1 and Add.1/Corr.1).
    • The Commission decided to refer draft articles 43 and 44 to the Drafting Committee.

WEDNESDAY, 12 JULY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2638th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2638)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.1 and Add.1/Corr.1).

THURSDAY, 13 JULY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2639th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2639)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the first addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.1 and Add.1/Corr.1).

FRIDAY, 14 JULY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2640th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2640)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission completed its consideration of the first addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.1 and Add.1/Corr.1).
    • The Commission decided to refer draft articles 45, 45 bis and 46 bis to the Drafting Committee.
    • The Special Rapporteur introduced the second addendum to his third report (A/CN.4/507/Add.2)
  • Programme, procedures and working methods of the Commission and its documentation
    • The Chairman of the Working Group on the Split Session, Mr. Rosenstock, read out the composition of the Working Groups: Chairman: Mr. R. Rosenstock; Members: Messrs. J.C. Baena Soares, R. Goco, J. Kateka, G. Pambou-Tchivounda, and C. Yamada
  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Chairman of the Drafting Committee presented the report of the Drafting Committee on Reservations to treaties (A/CN.4/L.599).
    • The Commission adopted on first reading draft guidelines as follows:

      1.1.8 Reservations made under exclusionary clauses (Réserves faites en vertu de clauses d'exclusion)
      1.4.6 Unilateral statements made under an optional clause (Déclarations unilatérales faites en vertu d'une clause facultative)
      1.4.7 Unilateral statements providing for a choice between the provisions of a treaty (Déclarations unilatérales opérant un choix entre les dispositions d'un traité)
      1.7.1 Alternatives to reservations (Alternatives aux réserves)
      1.7.2 Alternatives to interpretative declarations (Alternatives aux déclarations interprétatives)

TUESDAY, 18 JULY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2641st meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2641)

  • International liability for injurious consequences arising out of acts not prohibited by international law (Prevention of Transboundary damage from hazardous activities)
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. P.S. Rao, introduced his third report (A/CN.4/510) on the topic.
    • The Commission commenced its consideration of the report.

WEDNESDAY, 19 JULY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2642nd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2642)

  • International liability for injurious consequences arising out of acts not prohibited by international law (Prevention of Transboundary damage from hazardous activities)
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the third report of the Special Rapporteur on the topic (A/CN.4/510).

THURSDAY, 20JULY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2643rd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2643)

  • International liability for injurious consequences arising out of acts not prohibited by international law (Prevention of Transboundary damage from hazardous activities)
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the third report of the Special Rapporteur on the topic (A/CN.4/510).
    • The Commission decided to refer the draft Preamble and draft articles 1 to 19 contained in the Annex to document A/CN.4/510 to the Drafting Committee.
  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the second addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.2 and Add.2/Corr.1).

FRIDAY, 21 JULY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2644th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2644)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the second addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.2 and Add.2/Corr.1).

TUESDAY, 25 JULY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2645th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2645)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission completed its consideration of the second addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.2 and Add.2/Corr.1).
    • The Commission decided to refer draft articles 46 ter, 46 quater, 46 quinqies and 46 sexies, contained in document A/CN.4/507/Add.2 and Add.2/Corr.1 to the Drafting Committee.

WEDNESDAY, 26 JULY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2646th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2646)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. James Crawford, introduced the third addendum to his third report on State Responsibility (A/CN.4/507/Add.3 and Add.3/Corr.1).
    • The Commission commenced its consideration of the third addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.3 and Add.3/Corr.1).

THURSDAY, 27 JULY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2647th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2647)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the third addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.3 and Add.3/Corr.1).

FRIDAY, 28 JULY 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2648th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2648)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the third addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.3 and Add.3/Corr.1).
  • Cooperation with other bodies
    • The Commission heard a statement by the representative of the Inter-American Juridical Committee, Mr. Brynmor Pollard

TUESDAY, 1 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2649th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2649)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission completed its consideration of the third addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.3 and Add.3/Corr.1).
    • The Commission decided to refer draft article 30, and draft articles 47, 47 bis, 48, 49, 50 and 50 bis, contained in document A/CN.4/507/Add.3 and Corr.1, to the Drafting Committee.

WEDNESDAY, 2 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2650th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2650)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. James Crawford, introduced the fourth addendum to his third report on State Responsibility (A/CN.4/507/Add.4)
    • The Commission commenced its consideration of the fourth addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.4)

THURSDAY, 3 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2651st meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2651)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the fourth addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.4)
  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Alain Pellet, introduced the last part of his fifth report contained in document A/CN.4/508/Add.3 and Add.4.

FRIDAY, 4 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2652nd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2652)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the fourth addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.4)
    • The Commission decided to refer draft articles 37, A, B, and 39 (contained in document A/CN.4/507/Add.4) to the Drafting Committee.

TUESDAY, 8 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2653rd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2653)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the fourth addendum to the third report of the Special Rapporteur (A/CN.4/507/Add.4)
    • The Commission decided to refer draft articles 51, 50A and 50B as well as the texts contained in footnotes 801 and 810 (contained in document A/CN.4/507/Add.4) to theDrafting Committee.

THURSDAY, 10 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2654th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2654)

  • Cooperation with other bodies
    • The Commission heard a statement by the Secretary-General of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Committee, Mr. Wafik Zaher Kamil. An exchange of views followed.

FRIDAY, 11 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2655th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2655)

  • Adoption of the Report
    • The Commission commenced the consideration of its draft report.
    • It adopted the introductory chapter I (A/CN.4/L.590) and Chapter II containing a summary of its work during the fifty-second session (A/CN.4/L.591)
    • It started consideration of Chapter V of its report on Diplomatic Protection.
  • Cooperation with other bodies
    • The Representative of the Council of Europe's Ad Hoc Committee of Legal Aadvisors on Public International Law (CAHDI) addressed the Commission.

MONDAY, 14 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2656th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2656)

  • Adoption of the Report
    • The Commission commenced consideration of Chapter VI of its draft report (Unilateral Acts of States).

MONDAY, 14 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2657th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2657)

  • Adoption of the Report
    • The Commission adopted Chapter VI of its draft report (Unilateral Acts of States) and Chapter VIII (International liability for injurious consequences arising out of acts not prohibited by international law (Prevention of transboundary damage from hazardous activities)).

TUESDAY, 15 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2658th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2658)

  • Cooperation with other bodies
    • His Excellency, Judge Gilbert Guillaume, President of the International Court of Justice, addressed the Commission. He gave a detailed exposé of the work of the International Court of Justice, which was followed by a question and answer session.
  • Adoption of the Report
    • The Commission continued its consideration of Chapter V of its draft report, on Diplomatic Protection.

TUESDAY, 15 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2659th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2659)

  • Adoption of the Report
    • The Commission continued its consideration of Chapter V of its draft report, on Diplomatic Protection, and commenced Chapter VII relating to the topic "Reservations to treaties".

WEDNESDAY, 16 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2660th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2660)

  • Adoption of the Report
    • The Commission adopted Chapter VII relating to the topic "Reservations to treaties" and commenced it consideration of Chapter IV on State responsibility.

WEDNESDAY, 16 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2661st meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2661)

  • Adoption of the Report
    • The Commission adopted Chapter V of its draft report, on Diplomatic Protection as amended, and continued it consideration of Chapter IV on State responsibility.

THURSDAY, 17 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2662nd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2662)

  • State Responsibility
    • The Chairman of the Drafting Committee introduced the report (A/CN.4/L.600) of the Committee containing the entire set of draft articles provisionally adopted on second reading.

THURSDAY, 17 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2663rd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2663)

  • Adoption of the Report
    • The Commission continued it consideration of Chapter IV on State responsibility.

FRIDAY, 18 AUGUST 2000
Fifty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
2664th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.2664)

  • Adoption of the Report
    • The Commission adopted Chapter IV on State responsibility as well as Chapter III (Specific issues on which comments would be of particular interest to the Commission) and Chapter IX (Other decisions and conclusions of the Commission).
    • The Commission adopted its report of the fifty-second session as a whole and thus concluded its work.