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Sixty-second Session (2010)

Daily Bulletin

MONDAY, 3 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3036th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3036)

  • The Commission observed a minute of silence in the memory of Sir Ian Brownlie
  • Election of officers
    • The Commission elected Ms. Xue, Hanqin (China) as its Chairman, Mr. Christopher John Robert Dugard (South Africa) as the First Vice-Chair, Mr. Zdzislaw Galicki (Poland) as Second Vice-Chair, Mr. Donald M. McRae (Canada) as Chairman of the Drafting Committee, and Mr. Stephen C. Vasciannie (Jamaica) as Rapporteur.
  • Adoption of the agenda
    • The Commission adopted its provisional agenda (A/CN.4/619)
  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Alain Pellet, introduced part of Addendum 2 of his fourteenth report on the topic (A/CN.4/614/Add.2).
  • Expulsion of aliens
    • Mr. Maurice Kamto, introduced the revised draft articles on the protection of the human rights of persons expelled or being expelled, contained in document A/CN.4/617, and a new draft workplan contained in document A/CN.4/618.

TUESDAY, 4 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3037th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3037)

  • Commemoration of Sir Ian Brownlie
    • Statements were made by members of the Commission to pay tribute to the late Sir Ian Brownlie.
  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission commenced its discussion of Addendum 2 of the Special Rapporteur's fourteenth report on the topic (A/CN.4/614/Add.2).
  • Programme, Procedures, Working Methods of the Commission and its Documentation
    • The Chairman of the Planning Group announced the composition of the Planning Group which is as follows: Chairman: Mr. Christopher J. R. Dugard; Members: Mr. Lucius Caflisch, Mr. Enrique Candioti, Mr. Pedro Comissario Afonso, Ms. Paula Escarameia, Mr. Giorgio Gaja, Mr. Zdzislaw Galicki, Mr. Hussein A. Hassouna, Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Ms. Marie G. Jacobsson, Mr. Maurice Kamto, Mr. Roman A. Kolodkin, Mr. Donald M. McRae, Mr. Shinya Murase, Mr. Georg Nolte, Mr. Alain Pellet, Mr. A. Rohan Perera, Mr. Ernest Petri?, Mr. Gilberto V. Saboia, Mr. Narinder Singh, Mr. Eduardo Valencia-Ospina, Mr. Edmundo Vargas Carreño, Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez, Mr. Nugroho Wisnumurti, Mr. Michael Wood, Ms. Hanqin Xue, and Mr. Stephen C. Vasciannie (ex officio).
    • The Chairman of the Working Group on the long-term programme of work announced the composition of the Working Group on the long-term programme of work which is as follows: Chairman: Mr. Enrique J. A. Candioti; Members: Mr. Lucius Caflisch, Mr. Pedro Comissário Afonso, Ms. Paula Escarameia, Mr. Salifou Fomba, Mr. Giorgio Gaja, Mr. Zdzislaw Galicki, Mr. Hussein A. Hassouna, Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Ms. Marie G. Jacobsson, Mr. Roman A. Kolodkin, Mr. Donald M. McRae, Mr. Teodor Viorel Melescanu, Mr. Shinya Murase, Mr. Georg Nolte, Mr. Alain Pellet, Mr. A. Rohan Perera, Mr. Ernest Petri?, Mr. Gilberto V. Saboia, Mr. Narinder Singh, Mr. Eduardo Valencia-Ospina, Mr. Edmundo Vargas Carreño, Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez, Mr. Amos S. Wako, Mr. Nugroho Wisnumurti, Mr. Michael Wood, Ms. Hanqin Xue, and Mr. Stephen Vasciannie (ex officio).

WEDNESDAY, 5 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3038th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3038)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of Addendum 2 of the Special Rapporteur's fourteenth report on the topic (A/CN.4/614/Add.2).
  • Expulsion of aliens
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the topic. The Special Rapporteur introduced his sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/625).
  • Visit of the Legal Counsel
    • The Legal Counsel made a statement informing the Commission of the activities of the Office of Legal Affairs and recent developments of international law in the context of the United Nations. An exchange of views followed.
  • Programme, Procedures, Working Methods of the Commission and its Documentation
    • The Chairman of the Drafting Committee announced the composition of the Drafting Committee on Reservations to treaties which is as follows: Chairman: Mr. Donald M. McRae; Special Rapporteur: Mr. Alain Pellet; Members: Mr. Salifou Fomba, Mr. Giorgio Gaja, Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Mr. Georg Nolte, Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez, Mr. Nugroho Wisnumurti, Mr. Michael Wood, Ms. Hanqin Xue, and Mr. Stephen C. Vasciannie (ex officio).
    • The Chairman of the Study Group on Treaties over time announced the composition of the Study Group on Treaties over time which is as follows: Chairman: Mr. Georg Nolte; Members: Mr. Enrique Candioti, Mr. Christopher J. R. Dugard, Ms. Paula Escarameia, Mr. Salifou Fomba, Mr. Giorgio Gaja, Mr. Zdzislaw Galicki, Mr. Hussein A. Hassouna, Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Ms. Marie G. Jacobsson, Mr. Roman A. Kolodkin, Mr. Donald M. McRae, Mr. Teodor V. Melescanu, Mr. Shinya Murase, Mr. Bernd H. Niehaus, Mr. Bayo Ojo, Mr. Alain Pellet, Mr. A. Rohan Perera, Mr. Ernest Petric, Mr. Narinder Singh, Mr. Eduardo Valencia-Ospina, Mr. Edmundo Vargas Carreño, Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez, Mr. Amos S. Wako, Mr. Nugroho Wisnumurti, Mr. Michael Wood, Ms. Hanqin Xue, and Mr. Stephen C. Vasciannie (ex officio).

THURSDAY, 6 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3039th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3039)

  • Expulsion of aliens
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the topic.
  • Programme, Procedures, Working Methods of the Commission and its Documentation
    • The Co-Chair of the Study Group on The Most-Favoured-Nation Clause announced the composition of the Study Group which is as follows: Co-Chairs: Mr. Donald M. McRae and Mr. A. Rohan Perera; Members: Mr. Lucius Caflisch, Mr. Enrique Candioti, Ms. Paula Escarameia, Mr. Salifou Fomba, Mr. Giorgio Gaja, Mr. Hussein A. Hassouna, Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Ms. Marie G. Jacobsson, Mr. Roman A. Kolodkin, Mr. Shinya Murase, Mr. Georg Nolte, Mr. Alain Pellet, Mr. Gilberto V. Saboia, Mr. Narinder Singh, Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez, Mr. Amos S. Wako, Mr. Nugroho Wisnumurti, Mr. Michael Wood, Ms. Hanqin Xue, and Mr. Stephen C. Vasciannie (ex officio).

FRIDAY, 7 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3040th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3040)

  • Expulsion of aliens
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the topic and referred draft articles 8 to15, as contained in document A/CN.4/617, to the Drafting Committee.
  • Programme, Procedures, Working Methods of the Commission and its Documentation
    • The Chairman of the Drafting Committee on Expulsion of Aliens announced the composition of the Drafting Committee which is as follows: Chairman: Mr. Donald M. McRae; Special Rapporteur: Mr. Maurice Kamto; Members: Mr. Lucius Caflisch, Mr. Pedro Comissário Afonso, Mr. Christopher J. R. Dugard, Mr. Salifou Fomba, Mr. Giorgio Gaja, Mr. Zdzislaw Galicki, Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Ms. Marie G. Jacobsson, Mr. Bernd H. Niehaus, Mr. Georg Nolte, Mr. A. Rohan Perera, Mr. Ernest Petric, Mr. Gilberto V. Saboia, Mr. Narinder Singh, Mr. Eduardo Valencia-Ospina, Mr. Edmundo Vargas Carreño, Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez, Mr. Nugroho Wisnumurti, Mr. Michael Wood, Ms. Hanqin Xue, and Mr. Stephen C. Vasciannie (ex officio).

MONDAY, 10 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3041st meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3041)

  • Expulsion of aliens
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/625).

TUESDAY, 11 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3042nd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3042)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's fourteenth report on the topic and referred draft guidelines 4.1, 4.1.1, 4.1.2 and 4.1.3, as contained in document A/CN.4/614/Add.2, to the Drafting Committee. The Special Rapporteur introduced part of his fifteenth report on the topic (A/CN.4/624).

WEDNESDAY, 12 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3043rd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3043)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's fourteenth report on the topic (A/CN.4/614/Add.2). The Special Rapporteur introduced the remaining part of his fifteenth report on the topic (A/CN.4/624).

FRIDAY, 14 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3044th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3044)

  • Expulsion of aliens
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/625).

MONDAY, 17 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3045th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3045)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's fourteenth (A/CN.4/614/Add.2) and fifteenth reports (A/CN.4/624) on the topic and referred draft guidelines 4.2, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.2.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6 and 4.2.7, as contained in document A/CN.4/614/Add.2, to the Drafting Committee.

TUESDAY, 18 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3046th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3046)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's fifteenth report (A/CN.4/624) on the topic. The Special Rapporteur introduced the first part of his sixteenth report (A/CN.4/626).

WEDNESDAY, 19 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3047th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3047)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's fifteenth report (A/CN.4/624) on the topic and referred draft guidelines 4.3, 4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3, 4.3.4, 4.3.5, 4.3.6, 4.3.7, 4.3.8 (as revised by the Special Rapporteur), 4.3.9, 4.4, 4.4.1, 4.4.2 and 4.4.3 to the Drafting Committee. The Special Rapporteur introduced the second part of his sixteenth report (A/CN.4/626).
  • Cooperation with other bodies
    • The representative of the Inter-American Juridical Committee, Mr. Freddy Castillo Castellanos, addressed the Commission. An exchange of views followed.

THURSDAY, 20 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3048th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3048)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's sixteenth report (A/CN.4/626) on the topic.

FRIDAY, 21 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3049th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3049)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's sixteenth report (A/CN.4/626) on the topic. The Special Rapporteur introduced Addendum 1 of his sixteenth report (A/CN.4/626/Add.1).

TUESDAY, 25 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3050th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3050)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's sixteenth report (A/CN.4/626 and Add.1).

WEDNESDAY, 26 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3051st meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3051)

  • Effects of armed conflicts on treaties
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Lucius Caflisch, introduced the first part of his first report on the topic (A/CN.4/627). The Commission began its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's first report.
  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission considered the first report of the Drafting Committee on Reservations to treaties (A/CN.4/L.760) and adopted the following draft guidelines: 2.6.3 (Freedom to formulate objections/Faculté de formuler des objections), 2.6.4 (Freedom to oppose the entry into force of the treaty vis-à-vis the author of the reservation/Faculté de s'opposer à l'entrée en vigueur du traité vis-à-vis de l'auteur de la réserve), 3.4.1 (Permissibility of the acceptance of a reservation/Validité substantielle d'une acceptation d'une réserve), 3.4.2 (Permissibility of an objection to a reservation/Validité substantielle d'une objection à une réserve), 3.5 (Permissibility of an interpretative declaration/Validité substantielle d'une déclaration interprétative), 3.5.1 (Permissibility of an interpretative declaration which is in fact a reservation/Validité substantielle d'une déclaration interprétative constituant une réserve), 3.5.2 (Conditions for the permissibility of a conditional interpretative declaration/Conditions de validité substantielle d'une déclaration interprétative conditionnelle), 3.5.3 (Competence to assess the permissibility of a conditional interpretative declaration/Compétence pour l'appréciation de la validité substantielle d'une déclaration interprétative conditionnelle), 3.6 (Permissibility of reactions to interpretative declarations/Validité substantielle des réactions à une déclaration interprétative), 3.6.1 (Permissibility of approvals of interpretative declarations/Validité substantielle d'une approbation d'une déclaration interprétative) and 3.6.2 (Permissibility of oppositions to interpretative declarations/Validité substantielle d'une opposition à une déclaration interprétative).
      • See the statement of Chairman of the Drafting Committee.

THURSDAY, 27 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3052nd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3052)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's sixteenth report on the topic (A/CN.4/626 and Add.1).
  • Effects of armed conflicts on treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's first report on the topic (A/CN.4/627).

FRIDAY, 28 May 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3053rd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3053)

  • Report of the Planning Group
    • The Chairman of the Planning Group presented an oral report. The Commission took note of the report.
  • Effects of armed conflicts on treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's first report on the topic (A/CN.4/627).
  • Programme, Procedures, Working Methods of the Commission and its Documentation
    • The Chairman of the Working Group on Shared Natural Resources announced the following composition of the Working Group: Chairman: Mr. Enrique Candioti, Members: Mr. Lucius Caflisch, Ms. Paula Escarameia, Mr. Salifou Fomba, Mr. Giorgio Gaja, Mr. Zdzislaw Galicki, Mr. Hussein A. Hassouna, Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Ms. Marie G. Jacobsson, Mr. Roman A. Kolodkin, Mr. Donald M. McRae, Mr. Shinya Murase, Mr. A. Rohan Perera, Mr. Ernest Petric, Mr. Gilberto V. Saboia, Mr. Narinder Singh, Mr. Eduardo Valencia-Ospina, Mr. Amos S. Wako, Mr. Nugroho Wisnumurti, Mr. Michael Wood, Ms. Hanqin Xue, and Mr. Stephen C. Vasciannie (ex officio).

TUESDAY, 1 June 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3054th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3054)

  • Effects of armed conflicts on treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's first report on the topic (A/CN.4/627).
  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Special Rapporteur summarized the debate of his sixteenth report on the topic (A/CN.4/626 and Add.1). The Commission referred draft guidelines 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 5.8, 5.9, 5.10, 5.11, 5.12, 5.13, 5.14, 5.15, 5.16, 5.16bis, 5.17, 5.18 and 5.19, as contained in documents A/CN.4/626 and Add.1, to the Drafting Committee.
  • Protection of persons in the event of disasters
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Eduardo Valencia Ospina, introduced his third report on the topic (A/CN.4/629).

WEDNESDAY, 2 June 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3055th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3055)

  • Effects of armed conflicts on treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's first report on the topic (A/CN.4/627).
  • Protection of persons in the event of disasters
    • The Commission began its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's third report on the topic (A/CN.4/629).

THURSDAY, 3 June 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3056th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3056)

  • Protection of persons in the event of disasters
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's third report on the topic (A/CN.4/629).
  • Effects of armed conflicts on treaties
    • The Special Rapporteur summarized the debate on the first part of his first report (A/CN.4/627). The Commission referred draft articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12, as contained in document A/CN.4/627, to the Drafting Committee.

FRIDAY, 4 June 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3057th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3057)

  • Protection of persons in the event of disasters
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's third report on the topic (A/CN.4/629). The Special Rapporteur summarized the debate on his third report. The Commission referred draft articles 6, 7 and 8, as contained in document A/CN.4/629, to the Drafting Committee. The Commission adopted the following articles of which the Commission took note at its 61st session (A/CN.4/L.758): 1 (Scope/Champ d'application), 2 (Purpose/Object), 3 (Definition of Disaster/Définition du terme "catastrophe"), 4 (Relationship with International Humanitarian Law/Relation avec le droit international humanitaire) and 5 (Duty to cooperate/Obligation de coopérer).
  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Chairman of the Drafting Committee introduced the second report on the topic. (A/CN.4/L.760/Add.1). The Commission took note of the Drafting Committee report.

MONDAY, 5 July 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3058th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3058)

  • Election of officers
    • The Commission elected Mr. Nugroho WISNUMURTI (Indonesia) as the new Chairman for the remainder of the session to replace Mme XUE Hanqin, following her resignation from the Commission owing to her election to the International Court of Justice on 29 June 2010.
  • Programme of Work
    • The Commission decided to amend it agenda, contained in document A/CN.4/619 in order to include a new item entitled “Filling of a casual vacancy in the Commission”.
  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission adopted the following draft guidelines of the second report of the Drafting Committee on Reservations to treaties (A/CN.4/L.760/Add.1): 4.1 (Establishment of a reservation with regard to another State or organization/Établissement d'une réserve à l'égard d'un autre Etat ou d'une autre organisation), 4.1.1 (Establishment of a reservation expressly authorized by a treaty/Établissement d'une réserve expressément autorisée par un traité), 4.1.2 (Establishment of a reservation to a treaty which has to be applied in its entirety/Établissement d'une réserve à un traité devant être appliqué intégralement), 4.1.3 (Establishment of a reservation to a constituent instrument of an international organization/Établissement d'une réserve à un acte constitutive d'une organisaition internationale), 4.2.1 (Status of the author of an established reservation/Qualité de l'auteur d'une réserve établie), 4.2.2 (Effect of the establishment of a reservation on the entry into force of a treaty/Effet de l'établissement de la réserve sur l'entrée en vigueur du traité), 4.2.3 (Effect of the establishment of a reservation on the status of the author as a party to the treaty/Effet de l'établissement d'une réserve sur la qualité de son auteur en tant que partie au traité), 4.2.4 (Effect of an established reservation on treaty relations/Effet d'une réserve établie sur les relations conventionnelles), 4.2.5 (Non-reciprocal application of obligations to which a reservation relates/Absence d'application réciproque d'obligations sur lesquelles porte une réserve), 4.3 (Effect of an objection to a valid reservation/Effet d'une objection à une réserve valide), 4.3.1 (Effect of an objection on the entry into force of the treaty as between the author of the objection and the author of a reservation/Effet d'une objection sur l'entrée en vigueur du traité entre son auteur et l'auteur d'une réserve), 4.3.2 (Entry into force of the treaty between the author of a reservation and the author of an objection/Entrée en vigueur du traité entre l'auteur d'une réserve et l'auteur d'une objection), 4.3.3 (Non-entry into force of the treaty for the author of a reservation when unanimous acceptance is required/Non-entrée en vigueur du traité pour l'auteur d'une réserve lorsque l'acceptation unanime est nécessaire), 4.3.4 (Non-entry into force of the treaty as between the author of a reservation and the author of an objection with maximum effect/Non-entrée en vigueur du traité entre l'auteur d'une réserve et l'auteur d'une objection à effect maximum), 4.3.5 (Effects of an objection on treaty relations/Effet d'une objection sur les relations conventionnelles), 4.3.6 (Effect of an objection on provisions other than those to which the reservation relates/Effet d'une objection sur des dispositions du traité autres que celles sur lesquelles porte la réserve), 4.3.7 (Right of the author of a valid reservation not to be compelled to comply with the treaty without the benefit of its reservation/Droit de l'auteur d'une réserve valide de ne pas être contraint de respecter le traité sans le bénéfice de sa réserve), 4.4.1 (Absence of effect on rights and obligations under another treaty/Absence d'effet sur les droits et obligations découlant d'un autre traité), 4.4.2 (Absence of effect on rights and obligations under customary international law/Absence d'effet sur les doits et obligations découlant d'une règle de droit international coutumier), 4.4.3 (Absence of effect on a peremptory norm of general international law (jus cogens)/Absence d'effet sur une norme impérative du droit interntional general/jus cogens).
      • See the statement of the Chairman of the Drafting Committee.
  • Effects of armed conflicts on treaties
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Lucius Caflisch, introduced the second part of his first report on the topic (A/CN.4/627/Add.1).
  • Programme, Procedures, Working Methods of the Commission and its Documentation
    • The Chairman of the Drafting Committee on Protection of persons in the event of disasters announced the composition of the Drafting Committee which is as follows: Chairman: Mr. Donald M. McRae, Special Rapporteur: Mr. Eduardo Valencia-Ospina; Members: Mr. Chrstiopher John Robert Dugard, Mr. Salifou Fomba, Mr. Giorgio Gaja, Mr. Hussein A. Hassouna, Ms. Marie G. Jacobsson, Mr. Maurice Kamto, Mr. Teodor Viorel Melescanu, Mr. Shinya Murase, Mr. Georg Nolte, Mr. A. Rohan Perera, Mr. Ernest Petric, Mr. Gilberto V. Saboia, Mr. Narinder Singh, Mr. Vargas Carreño, Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez, Mr. Nugroho Wisnumurti, Mr. Michael Wood and Mr. Stephen C. Vasciannie (ex officio).

TUESDAY, 6 July 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3059th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3059)

  • Effects of armed conflicts on treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's first report on the topic (A/CN.4/627/Add.1).

WEDNESDAY, 7 July 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3060th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3060)

  • Effects of armed conflicts on treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's first report on the topic (A/CN.4/627/Add.1).
  • Programme, Procedures, Working Methods of the Commission and its Documentation
    • The Chairman of the Drafting Committee on Effects of armed conflict on treaties announced the composition of the Drafting Committee which is as follows: Chairman: Mr. Donald M. McRae, Special Rapporteur: Mr. Lucius Caflisch; Members: Mr. Enrique Candioti, Mr. Salifou Fomba, Mr. Giorgio Gaja, Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Ms. Marie G. Jacobsson, Mr. Maurice Kamto, Mr. Teodor Viorel Melescanu, Mr. Shinya Murase, Mr. Bernd H. Niehaus, Mr. Georg Nolte, Mr. A. Rohan Perera, Mr. Gilberto V. Saboia, Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez, Mr. Nugroho Wisnumurti, Mr. Michael Wood and Mr. Stephen C. Vasciannie (ex officio).

THURSDAY, 8 July 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3061st meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3061)

  • Effects of armed conflicts on treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's first report on the topic (A/CN.4/627/Add.1). The Special Rapporteur summarized the debate on the second part of his first report. The Commission decided to refer draft articles 13 to 17 to the Drafting Committee.
  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission considered the third report of the Drafting Committee on Reservations to treaties (A/CN.4/L.760/Add.2) and adopted the following draft guidelines: 5.1 (Reservations and succession of States/Réserves et succession d'États), 5.1.1 [5.1] (Newly independent States/Cas d'un État nouvellement indépendant), 5.1.2 [5.2] (Uniting or separation of States/Cas d'unification ou de séparation d'États), 5.1.3 [5.3] (Irrelevance of certain reservations in cases involving a uniting of States/Non-pertinence de certaines réserves en cas d'unification d'États), 5.1.4 (Establishment of new reservations formulated by a successor State/Établissement des nouvelles réserves formulées par un État successeur), 5.1.5 [5.4] (Maintenance of the territorial scope of reservations formulated by the predecessor State/Principe du maintien de la portée territoriale des réserves de l'État prédécesseur), 5.1.6 [5.5] (Territorial scope of reservations in cases involving a uniting of States/Application territoriale des réserves en cas d'unification d'États), 5.1.7 [5.6] (Territorial scope of reservations of the successor State in cases of succession involving part of a territory/Application territoriale des réserves de l'État successeur en cas de succession concernant une partie du territoire), 5.1.8 [5.7] (Timing of the effects of non-maintenance by a successor State of a reservation formulated by the predecessor State/Effets dans le temps du non-maintien, par un État successeur, d'une réserve formulée par l'État prédécesseur), 5.1.9 [5.9] (Late reservations formulated by a successor State/Réserves tardives formulées par un État successeur), 5.2.1 [5.10] Maintenance by the successor State of objections formulated by the predecessor State/Maintien par l''Etat successeur des objections formulées par l'État prédécesseur), 5.2.2 [5.11] (Irrelevance of certain objections in cases involving a uniting of States/Non-pertinence de certaines objections en cas d'unification d'États), 5.2.3 [5.12] (Maintenance of objections to reservations of the predecessor State/Maintien des objections à l'égard de réserves de l'État prédécesseur), 5.2.4 [5.13] (Reservations of the predecessor State to which no objections have been made/Réserves de l'État prédécesseur n'ayant pas soulevé d'objections), 5.2.5 [5.14] (Capacity of a successor State to formulate objections to reservations/Faculté pour un État successeur de formuler des objections à des reserves), 5.2.6 [5.15] (Objections by a successor State other than a newly independent State in respect of which a treaty continues in force/Objections d'un État successeur autre qu'un État nouvellement indépendant à l'égard duquel un traité reste en vigueur), 5.3.1 [5.16 bis] (Maintenance by a newly independent State of express acceptances formulated by the predecessor State/Maintien par un État nouvellement indépendant des acceptations expresses formulées par l'État prédécesseur), 5.3.2 [5.17] Maintenance by a successor State other than a newly independent State of the express acceptances formulated by the predecessor State/Maintien par un État successeur autre qu'un État nouvellement indépendant des acceptations expresses formulées par l'État prédécesseur), 5.3.3 [5.18] (Timing of the effects of non-maintenance by a successor State of an express acceptance formulated by the predecessor State/Effets dans le temps du non-maintien, par un État successeur, d'une acceptation expresse formulée par l'État prédécesseur), 5.4.1 [5.19] (Interpretative declarations formulated by the predecessor State/Déclarations interprétatives formulées par l'État prédécesseur).
      • See the statement of the Chairman of the Drafting Committee.

FRIDAY, 9 July 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3062nd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3062)

  • Cooperation with other bodies
    • The President of the International Court of Justice, Judge Hisashi Owada, addressed the Commission, followed by an exchange of views.
  • Expulsion of aliens
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Maurice Kamto, introduced addendum 1 to his sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/625/Add.1).

TUESDAY, 13 July 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3063rd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3063)

  • Expulsion of aliens
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/625 and Add.1).

WEDNESDAY, 14 July 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3064th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3064)

  • Filling of a casual vacancy
    • The Commission elected Mr. Huang Huikang (China) to fill the casual vacancy created by the resignation of Ms. Xue Hanqin.
  • Expulsion of aliens
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/625 and Add.1).
  • Reservations to treaties
  • Cooperation with other bodies
    • The Secretary-General of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization, Mr. Rahmat Bin Mohamad, addressed the Commission. An exchange of views followed.

THURSDAY, 15 July 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3065th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3065)

  • Expulsion of aliens
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/625 and Add.1).
  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission began its consideration of Addenda 1 and 2 to the the Special Rapporteur's fifteenth report on the topic (A/CN.4/624/Add.1 and A/CN.4/624/Add.2).

FRIDAY, 16 July 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3066th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3066)

  • Expulsion of aliens
    • The Special Rapporteur summarized the debate of his sixth report (A/CN.4/625 and Add.1). The Commission referred draft articles A; 9; A1 and B (as revised by the Special Rapporteur); B1 and C1 to the Drafting Committee.
  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of Addenda 1 and 2 to the the Special Rapporteur's fifteenth report on the topic (A/CN.4/624/Add.1 and A/CN.4/624/Add.2).

TUESDAY, 20 July 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3067th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3067)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of Addenda 1 and 2 to the the Special Rapporteur's fifteenth report on the topic (A/CN.4/624/Add.1 and A/CN.4/624/Add.2).The Special Rapporteur summarized the debate on the Addenda 1 and 2 to his fifteenth report. The Commission referred draft guidelines 3.3.3, 3.3.4, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.5.3, 4.5.4, 4.6, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2 and 4.7.3 to the Drafting Committee.
  • Protection of persons in the event of disasters
    • On behalf of the Chairman of the Drafting Committee, Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez introduced the report of the Drafting Committee on Protection of persons in the event of disasters (A/CN.4/L.776). The Commission took note of the Drafting Committee's report.
      • See the statement of the Chairman of the Drafting Committee.
  • Cooperation with other bodies
    • The Director of Legal Advice and Public International Law of the Council of Europe, Mr. Manuel Lezertua, and the Chair of the Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law (CAHDI), Mr. Rolf Einar Fife, addressed the Commission. An exchange of views followed.

FRIDAY, 23 July 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3068th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3068)

  • Expulsion of aliens
    • The Chairman of the Drafting Committee, Mr. Donald M. McRae, presented a progress report on the topic. The Commission took note of the Drafting Committee's progress report.
      • See the statement of the Chairman of the Drafting Committee.

TUESDAY, 27 July 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3069th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3069)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission considered the fifth report of the Drafting Committee on Reservations to treaties (A/CN.4/L.760/Add.3) and adopted the following draft guidelines: 3.3.3 (Effect of individual acceptance of an impermissible reservation/Effet de l'acceptation individuelle d'une réserve non valide), 3.3.4 (Effect of collective acceptance of an impermissible reservation/Effet de l'acceptation collective d'une réserve non valide), 4.5.1 [4.5.1 and 4.5.2] (Nullity of an invalid reservation/Nullité d'une réserve non valide), 4.5.2 [4.5.3] (Status of the author of an invalid reservation in relation to the treaty/Statut de l'auteur d'une réserve non valide à l'égard du traité), 4.5.3 [4.5.4] Reactions to an invalid reservation/Réactions à une réserve non valide), 4.6 (Absence of effect of a reservation on the relations between the other parties to the treaty/Absence d'effet d'une réserve dans les relations entre les autres parties au traité), 4.7.1 [4.7 and 4.7.1] (Clarification of the terms of the treaty by an interpretative declaration/Clarification des termes du traité par une déclaration interprétative), 4.7.2 (Effect of the modification or the withdrawal of an interpretative declaration in respect of its author/Effet de la modification ou du retrait d'une déclaration interprétative à l'égard de son auteur), 4.7.3 (Effect of an interpretative declaration approved by all the contracting States and contracting organizations/Effet d'une déclaration interprétative approuvée par tous les États contractants et organisations contractantes).
    • See the statement of the Chairman of the Drafting Committee.
  • Shared natural resources
    • The Chairman of the Working Group on Shared natural resources, Mr. Enrique Candioti, presented an oral report on the topic. The Commission took note of the oral report and endorsed the recommendation.

THURSDAY, 29 July 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3070th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3070)

  • Other matters
    • The Commission considered under agenda item "Other matters" settlement of disputes clauses. A note by the Secretariat (A/CN.4/623) prepared at the request of the Commission, was before it. The Commission decided to continue the debate on this issue under agenda item "Other matters" at its 63rd session.

FRIDAY, 30 July 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3071st meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3071)

  • Treaties over time
    • The Chairman of the Study Group on Treaties over time, Mr. Georg Nolte, presented an oral report on the topic. The Commission took note of the oral report.
  • Most-favoured-nation clause
    • The Co-Chair of the Study Group on Most-Favoured Nation clause, Mr. A. Rohan Perera, presented an oral report on the topic. The Commission took note of the oral report.
  • The obligation to extradite or prosecute (aut dedere aut judicare)
    • The temporary Chairman of the Working Group on the Obligation to extradite or prosecute (aut dedere aut judicare), Mr. Enrique Candioti, presented an oral report on the topic. The Commission took note of the oral report.

MONDAY, 2 August 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3072nd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3072)

  • Effects of armed conflicts on treaties
    • The Commission adopted Chapter VI of its report on Effects of armed conflicts (A/CN.4/L.766 and A/CN.4/L.766/Add.1), as amended.
  • Protection of persons in the event of disasters
    • The Commission adopted Chapter VII of its report on Protection of persons in the event of disasters (A/CN.4/L.767 and A/CN.4/L.767/Add.1), as amended.
  • Immunity of state officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction
    • The Commission adopted Chapter IX of its report on Immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction (A/CN.4/L.769), as amended.
  • Shared natural resources
    • The Commission adopted Chapter XII of its report on Shared natural resources (A/CN.4/L.772), as amended.

TUESDAY, 3 August 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3073rd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3073)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission began consideration of Chapter IV of its report on Reservations to treaties and adopted section A, part of section B and part of section C including the commentary to draft guidelines 2.6.3 (Freedom to formulate objections/Faculté de formuler des objections), 2.6.4 (Freedom to oppose the entry into force of the treaty vis-à-vis the author of the reservation/Faculté de s'opposer à l'entrée en vigueur du traité vis-à-vis de l'auteur de la réserve), 3.4.1 (Permissibility of the acceptance of a reservation/Validité substantielle d'une acceptation d'une réserve), 3.4.2 (Permissibility of an objection to a reservation/Validité substantielle d'une objection à une réserve), 3.5 (Permissibility of an interpretative declaration/Validité substantielle d'une déclaration interprétative), 3.5.1 (Permissibility of an interpretative declaration which is in fact a reservation/Validité substantielle d'une déclaration interprétative constituant une réserve), 3.5.2 (Conditions for the permissibility of a conditional interpretative declaration/Conditions de validité substantielle d'une déclaration interprétative conditionnelle), [3.5.3 (Competence to assess the permissibility of a conditional interpretative declaration/Compétence pour l'appréciation de la validité substantielle d'une déclaration interprétative conditionnelle)], 3.6 (Permissibility of reactions to interpretative declarations/Validité substantielle des réactions à une déclaration interprétative), 3.6.1 (Permissibility of approvals of interpretative declarations/Validité substantielle d'une approbation d'une déclaration interprétative), 3.6.2 (Permissibility of oppositions to interpretative declarations/Validité substantielle d'une opposition à une déclaration interprétative), 4.1 (Establishment of a reservation with regard to another State or organization/Établissement d'une réserve à l'égard d'un autre Etat ou d'une autre organisation), 4.1.1 (Establishment of a reservation expressly authorized by a treaty/Établissement d'une réserve expressément autorisée par un traité), 4.1.2 (Establishment of a reservation to a treaty which has to be applied in its entirety/Établissement d'une réserve à un traité devant être appliqué intégralement), 4.1.3 (Establishment of a reservation to a constituent instrument of an international organization/Établissement d'une réserve à un acte constitutive d'une organisaition internationale), 4.2.1 (Status of the author of an established reservation/Qualité de l'auteur d'une réserve établie), 4.2.2 (Effect of the establishment of a reservation on the entry into force of a treaty/Effet de l'établissement de la réserve sur l'entrée en vigueur du traité) and 4.2.3 (Effect of the establishment of a reservation on the status of the author as a party to the treaty/Effet de l'établissement d'une réserve sur la qualité de son auteur en tant que partie au traité) (A/CN.4/L.764, A/CN.4/L.764/Add.3, A/CN.4/L.764/Add.4, A/CN.4/L.764/Add.5 and part of A/CN.4/L.764/Add.6), as amended.

TUESDAY, 3 August 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3074th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3074)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued consideration of Chapter IV of its report on Reservations to treaties and adopted a further part of section C including the commentary to draft guidelines 4.2.4 (Effect of an established reservation on treaty relations/Effet d'une réserve établie sur les relations conventionnelles) and 4.2.5 (Non-reciprocal application of obligations to which a reservation relates/Absence d'application réciproque d'obligations sur lesquelles porte une réserve) (remaining part of A/CN.4/L.764/Add.6), as amended.
  • Report of the Planning Group
    • The Chairman of the Planning Group introduced the report of the Planning Group (A/CN.4/L.775). The Commission adopted the report.

WEDNESDAY, 4 August 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3075th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3075)

  • Other decisions and conclusions of the commission
    • The Commission adopted sections C, D and E of Chapter XIII of its report related to the topic (A/CN.4/L.773/Add.1), as amended.

WEDNESDAY, 4 August 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3076th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3076)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued consideration of Chapter IV of its report on Reservations to treaties and adopted the remaining part of section B and a further part of section C including the commentary to draft guidelines 4.3 (Effect of an objection to a valid reservation/Effet d'une objection à une réserve valide), 4.3.1 (Effect of an objection on the entry into force of the treaty as between the author of the objection and the author of a reservation/Effet d'une objection sur l'entrée en vigueur du traité entre son auteur et l'auteur d'une réserve), 4.3.2 (Entry into force of the treaty between the author of a reservation and the author of an objection/Entrée en vigueur du traité entre l'auteur d'une réserve et l'auteur d'une objection), 4.3.3 (Non-entry into force of the treaty for the author of a reservation when unanimous acceptance is required/Non-entrée en vigueur du traité pour l'auteur d'une réserve lorsque l'acceptation unanime est nécessaire), 4.3.4 (Non-entry into force of the treaty as between the author of a reservation and the author of an objection with maximum effect/Non-entrée en vigueur du traité entre l'auteur d'une réserve et l'auteur d'une objection à effect maximum), 4.3.5 (Effects of an objection on treaty relations/Effet d'une objection sur les relations conventionnelles), 4.3.6 (Effect of an objection on provisions other than those to which the reservation relates/Effet d'une objection sur des dispositions du traité autres que celles sur lesquelles porte la réserve), 4.3.7 (Right of the author of a valid reservation not to be compelled to comply with the treaty without the benefit of its reservation/Droit de l'auteur d'une réserve valide de ne pas être contraint de respecter le traité sans le bénéfice de sa réserve), 4.4.1 (Absence of effect on rights and obligations under another treaty/Absence d'effet sur les droits et obligations découlant d'un autre traité), 4.4.2 (Absence of effect on rights and obligations under customary international law/Absence d'effet sur les doits et obligations découlant d'une règle de droit international coutumier), 4.4.3 (Absence of effect on a peremptory norm of general international law (jus cogens)/Absence d'effet sur une norme impérative du droit interntional general/jus cogens)) (A/CN.4/L.764/Add.1 and A/CN.4/L.764/Add.8), as amended.
  • Summary of the work of the commission at its 62nd session
    • The Commission adopted Chapter II of its report related to the topic (A/CN.4/L.762), as amended.

THURSDAY, 5 August 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3077th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3077)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued consideration of Chapter IV of its report on Reservations to treaties and adopted a further part of section C including the commentary to draft guidelines 3.3.2 [3.3.3] (Effect of individual acceptance of an impermissible reservation/Effet de l'acceptation individuelle d'une réserve non valide), 3.3.3 [3.3.4] (Effect of collective acceptance of an impermissible reservation/Effet de l'acceptation collective d'une réserve non valide), 4.5.1 [4.5.1 and 4.5.2] (Nullity of an invalid reservation/Nullité d'une réserve non valide), 4.5.2 [4.5.3] (Status of the author of an invalid reservation in relation to the treaty/Statut de l'auteur d'une réserve non valide à l'égard du traité), 4.5.3 [4.5.4] Reactions to an invalid reservation/Réactions à une réserve non valide) (A/CN.4/L.764/Add.9), as amended.

THURSDAY, 5 August 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3078th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3078)

  • Reservations to treaties
    • The Commission continued consideration of Chapter IV of its report on Reservations to treaties and adopted the remaining part of section C including the commentary to draft guidelines : 4.6 (Absence of effect of a reservation on the relations between the other parties to the treaty/Absence d'effet d'une réserve dans les relations entre les autres parties au traité), 4.7.1 [4.7 and 4.7.1] (Clarification of the terms of the treaty by an interpretative declaration/Clarification des termes du traité par une déclaration interprétative), 4.7.2 (Effect of the modification or the withdrawal of an interpretative declaration in respect of its author/Effet de la modification ou du retrait d'une déclaration interprétative à l'égard de son auteur), 4.7.3 (Effect of an interpretative declaration approved by all the contracting States and contracting organizations/Effet d'une déclaration interprétative approuvée par tous les États contractants et organisations contractantes), 5.1 (Reservations and succession of States/Réserves et succession d'États), 5.1.1 [5.1] (Newly independent States/Cas d'un État nouvellement indépendant), 5.1.2 [5.2] (Uniting or separation of States/Cas d'unification ou de séparation d'États), 5.1.3 [5.3] (Irrelevance of certain reservations in cases involving a uniting of States/Non-pertinence de certaines réserves en cas d'unification d'États), 5.1.4 (Establishment of new reservations formulated by a successor State/Établissement des nouvelles réserves formulées par un État successeur), 5.1.5 [5.4] (Maintenance of the territorial scope of reservations formulated by the predecessor State/Principe du maintien de la portée territoriale des réserves de l'État prédécesseur), 5.1.6 [5.5] (Territorial scope of reservations in cases involving a uniting of States/Application territoriale des réserves en cas d'unification d'États), 5.1.7 [5.6] (Territorial scope of reservations of the successor State in cases of succession involving part of a territory/Application territoriale des réserves de l'État successeur en cas de succession concernant une partie du territoire), 5.1.8 [5.7] (Timing of the effects of non-maintenance by a successor State of a reservation formulated by the predecessor State/Effets dans le temps du non-maintien, par un État successeur, d'une réserve formulée par l'État prédécesseur), 5.1.9 [5.9] (Late reservations formulated by a successor State/Réserves tardives formulées par un État successeur), 5.2.1 [5.10] Maintenance by the successor State of objections formulated by the predecessor State/Maintien par l''Etat successeur des objections formulées par l'État prédécesseur), 5.2.2 [5.11] (Irrelevance of certain objections in cases involving a uniting of States/Non-pertinence de certaines objections en cas d'unification d'États), 5.2.3 [5.12] (Maintenance of objections to reservations of the predecessor State/Maintien des objections à l'égard de réserves de l'État prédécesseur), 5.2.4 [5.13] (Reservations of the predecessor State to which no objections have been made/Réserves de l'État prédécesseur n'ayant pas soulevé d'objections), 5.2.5 [5.14] (Capacity of a successor State to formulate objections to reservations/Faculté pour un État successeur de formuler des objections à des reserves), 5.2.6 [5.15] (Objections by a successor State other than a newly independent State in respect of which a treaty continues in force/Objections d'un État successeur autre qu'un État nouvellement indépendant à l'égard duquel un traité reste en vigueur), 5.3.1 [5.16 bis] (Maintenance by a newly independent State of express acceptances formulated by the predecessor State/Maintien par un État nouvellement indépendant des acceptations expresses formulées par l'État prédécesseur), 5.3.2 [5.17] Maintenance by a successor State other than a newly independent State of the express acceptances formulated by the predecessor State/Maintien par un État successeur autre qu'un État nouvellement indépendant des acceptations expresses formulées par l'État prédécesseur), 5.3.3 [5.18] (Timing of the effects of non-maintenance by a successor State of an express acceptance formulated by the predecessor State/Effets dans le temps du non-maintien, par un État successeur, d'une acceptation expresse formulée par l'État prédécesseur), 5.4.1 [5.19] (Interpretative declarations formulated by the predecessor State/Déclarations interprétatives formulées par l'État prédécesseur (A/CN.4/L.764/Add.2, A/CN.4/L.764/Add.7 and A/CN.4/L.764/Add.10), as amended.
  • The obligation to extradite or prosecute (aut dedere aut judicare)
    • The Commission adopted Chapter VIII of its report on The obligation to extradite or prosecute (aut dedere aut judicare) (A/CN.4/L.768), as amended.
  • Treaties over time
    • The Commission adopted Chapter X of its report on Treaties over time (A/CN.4/L.770), as amended.
  • Specific issues on which comments would be of particular interest to the Commission
    • The Commission adopted Chapter III of its report related to the topic (A/CN.4/L.763 and A/CN.4/L.763/Add.1), as amended.
  • Introduction
    • The Commission adopted Chapter I of its report related to the topic (A/CN.4/L.761), as amended.
  • Most-favoured-nation clause
    • The Commission adopted Chapter XI of its report on Most-Favoured-Nation clause (A/CN.4/L.771), as amended.
  • Other decisions and conclusions
    • The Commission adopted sections A and B of Chapter XIII of its report related to the topic (A/CN.4/L.773), as amended.

FRIDAY, 6 August 2010
Sixty-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3079th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3079)

  • Expulsion of aliens
    • The Commission adopted Chapter V of its report on Expulsion of aliens (A/CN.4/L.765), as amended.
  • Adoption of the report
    • The Commission adopted its report of the sixty-second session as a whole and thus concluded its work for that session.