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Sixty-fifth Session (2013)

Daily Bulletin

MONDAY, 6 May 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3159th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3159)

  • Election of officers
    • The Commission elected Mr. Bernd H. Niehaus (Costa Rica) as its Chairman, Mr. Pavel Šturma (Czech Republic) as the First Vice-Chair, Mr. Narinder Singh (India) as Second Vice-Chair, Mr. Dire D. Tladi (South Africa) as Chairman of the Drafting Committee, and Mr. Mathias Forteau (France) as Rapporteur.
  • Adoption of the agenda
  • Filling of Casual Vacancies in the Commission
    • The Commission elected Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez (Ecuador) to fill the casual vacancy which arose following the resignation of Mr. Stephen C. Vasciannie.
  • Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Georg Nolte, introduced his first report on the topic (A/CN.4/660). The Commission began its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's first report.

TUESDAY, 7 May 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3160th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3160)

  • Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's first report on the topic (A/CN.4/660).
  • Programme, procedures, working methods of the Commission and its documentation
    • The Chairman of the Planning Group announced the composition of the Planning Group as follows: Chairman: Mr. Pavel Šturma; Members: Mr. Pedro Comissário Afonso, Mr. Abdelrazag El-Murtadi Suleiman Goudier, Ms. Concepción Escobar Hernández, Mr. Hussein A. Hassouna, Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Ms. Marie G. Jacobsson, Mr. Maurice Kamto, Mr. Kriangsak Kittichaisaree, Mr. Ahmed Laraba, Mr. Donald M. McRae, Mr. Shinya Murase, Mr. Sean D. Murphy, Mr. Georg Nolte, Mr. Ki Gab Park, Mr. Ernest Petri?, Mr. Gilberto V. Saboia, Mr. Narinder Singh, Mr. Dire D. Tladi, Mr. Eduardo Valencia-Ospina, Mr. Nugroho Wisnumurti, Mr. Michael Wood, and Mr. Mathias Forteau (ex officio).

WEDNESDAY, 8 May 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3161st meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3161)

  • Commemoration of Ambassador Chusei Yamada
    • Statements were made by members of the Commission to pay tribute to the late Ambassador Chusei Yamada.
  • Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's first report on the topic (A/CN.4/660).

FRIDAY, 10 May 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3162nd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3162)

  • Protection of persons in the event of disasters
    • The Commission adopted the following draft articles of which the Commission took note at its 64th session (A/CN.4/L.812): 5 bis (Forms of cooperation/Formes de coopération), 12 (Offers of assistance/Offres d'assistance), 13 (Conditions on the provision of external assistance/Conditions de fourniture de l'assistance extérieure), 14 (Facilitation of external assistance/Facilitation de l'assistance extérieure) and 15 (Termination of external assistance/Cessation de l'assistance extérieure).
  • Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's first report on the topic (A/CN.4/660).

TUESDAY, 14 May 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3163rd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3163)

  • Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's first report on the topic (A/CN.4/660). The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Georg Nolte, summarized the debate on his first report. The Commission referred draft conclusions 1 to 4 to the Drafting Committee.
  • Programme, procedures, working methods of the Commission and its documentation
    • The Chairman, on behalf of the Chairman of the Drafting Committee, announced the composition of the Drafting Committee on Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties which is as follows: Chairman: Mr. Dire D. Tladi; Special Rapporteur: Mr. Georg Nolte; Members: Ms. Concepción Escobar Hernandez, Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Ms. Marie G. Jacobsson, Mr. Maurice Kamto, Mr. Kriangsak Kittichaisaree, Mr. Shinya Murase, Mr. Sean D. Murphy, Mr. Ki Gab Park, Mr. Ernest Petri?, Mr. Gilberto V. Saboia, Mr. Pavel Šturma, Mr. Eduardo Valencia-Ospina, Mr. Nugroho Wisnumurti, Mr. Michael Wood and Mr. Mathias Forteau (ex officio).

WEDNESDAY, 15 May 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3164th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3164)

  • Immunity of State officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction
    • The Special Rapporteur, Ms. Concepción Escobar Hernandez, introduced her second report on the topic (A/CN.4/661). The Commission began its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's second report.

THURSDAY, 16 May 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3165th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3165)

  • Immunity of State officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's second report on the topic (A/CN.4/661).

FRIDAY, 17 May 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3166th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3166)

  • Immunity of State officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's second report on the topic (A/CN.4/661).

TUESDAY, 21 May 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3167th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3167)

  • Immunity of State officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's second report on the topic (A/CN.4/661).

WEDNESDAY, 22 May 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3168th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3168)

  • Immunity of State officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur's second report on the topic (A/CN.4/661).

THURSDAY, 23 May 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3169th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3169)

  • Visit of the Legal Counsel
    • The Legal Counsel, Ms. Patricia O’Brien, 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 Commission reconstituted the Study Group on the Most-Favoured-Nation clause. In the absence of Mr. Donald McRae, Chairman of the Study Group, Mr. Mathias Forteau will chair on his behalf. The composition of the Study Group is as follows: Chairman: Mr. Donald M. McRae; Members: Mr. Lucius Caflisch, Ms. Concepción Escobar-Hernández, Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Mr. Shinya Murase, Mr. Sean D. Murphy, Mr. Georg Nolte, Mr. Ki Gab Park, Mr. Narinder Singh, Mr. Pavel Šturma, Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez, Mr. Michael Wood, and Mr. Mathias Forteau (ex officio).

FRIDAY, 24 May 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3170th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3170)

  • Immunity of State officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s second report on the topic (A/CN.4/661). The Special Rapporteur, Ms. Concepción Escobar Hernández, summarized the debate on her second report. The Commission referred draft articles 1 to 6 to the Drafting Committee.
  • Programme, Procedures, Working Methods of the Commission and its Documentation
    • The Rapporteur, on behalf of the Chairman of the Drafting Committee, announced the composition of the Drafting Committee on Immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction which is as follows: Chairman: Mr. Dire D. Tladi; Special Rapporteur: Ms. Concepción Escobar Hernández; Members: Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Ms. Marie G. Jacobsson, Mr. Shinya Murase, Mr. Sean D. Murphy, Mr. Georg Nolte, Mr. Ki Gab Park, Mr. Ernest Petrič, Mr. Gilberto V. Saboia, Mr. Narinder Singh, Mr. Pavel Šturma, Mr. Eduardo Valencia-Ospina, Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez, Mr. Nugroho Wisnumurti, Mr. Michael Wood and Mr. Mathias Forteau (ex officio).

TUESDAY, 28 May 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3171st meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3171)

  • Programme, Procedures, Working Methods of the Commission and its Documentation
    • The Commission decided to include the topic “Protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts“ in the current programme of work and decided to appoint Ms. Marie G. Jacobsson as Special Rapporteur for the topic.

FRIDAY, 31 May 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3172nd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3172)

  • Subsequent Agreements and Subsequent Practice in Relation to the Interpretation of Treaties
    • The Chairman of the Drafting Committee presented the report of the Drafting Committee on Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties (A/CN.4/L.813). The Commission considered the report and adopted the following draft conclusions: 1 (General rule and means of treaty interpretation/Règle générale et moyens d’interprétation des traités, 2 (Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice as authentic means of interpretation/Les accords ultérieurs et la pratique ultérieure en tant que moyens d’interprétation authentiques), 3 (Interpretation of treaty terms as capable of evolving over time/L’interprétation des termes d’un traité comme susceptibles d’évolution dans le temps), 4 (Definition of subsequent agreement and subsequent practice/Définition de l’accord ultérieur et de la pratique ultérieure) and 5 (Attribution of subsequent practice/L’attribution d’une pratique ultérieure).

TUESDAY, 4 June 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3173rd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3173)

  • Organization of Work
    • The Commission adopted the programme of work for the first two weeks of the second part of the session.

FRIDAY, 7 June 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3174th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3174)

  • Immunity of State officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction
    • The Chairman of the Drafting Committee presented the report of the Drafting Committee on Immunities of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction (A/CN.4/L.814). The Commission considered the report and adopted the following draft articles: 1 (Scope of the present draft articles/Champ d’application du présent projet d’articles), 3 (Persons enjoying immunity ratione personae/Bénéficiaires de l’immunité ratione personae) and 4 (Scope of immunity ratione personae/Portée de l’immunité ratione personae).

MONDAY, 8 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3175th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3175)

  • Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Eduardo Valencia-Ospina, introduced his sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/662). The Commission began its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report.

TUESDAY, 9 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3176th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3176)

  • Cooperation with other bodies
    • The Secretary-General of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization, Mr. Rahmat Mohamad, addressed the Commission. An exchange of views followed.
  • Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/662).

WEDNESDAY, 10 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3177th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3177)

  • Cooperation with other bodies
    • The Chair of the Committee of Legal Advisers on Public international Law (CAHDI), Ms. Liesbeth Lijnzaad, and the Head a.i. of the Public International Law Division of the Council of Europe, Ms. Christina Olsen, addressed the Commission. An exchange of views followed.
  • Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/662).

THURSDAY, 11 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3178th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3178)

  • Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/662).

FRIDAY, 12 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3179th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3179)

  • Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/662).

TUESDAY, 16 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3180th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3180)

  • Cooperation with other bodies
    • The representative of the Inter-American Juridical Committee, Mr. Miguel A. Pichardo Olivier, addressed the Commission. An exchange of views followed.
  • Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/662). The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Eduardo Valencia-Ospina, summarized the debate on his sixth report. The Commission referred draft articles 16 and 5ter to the Drafting Committee.
  • Programme, Procedures, Working Methods of the Commission and its Documentation
    • The Chairman of the Drafting Committee announced the composition of the Drafting Committee on Protection of persons in the event of disasters which is as follows: Chairman: Mr. Dire D. Tladi; Special Rapporteur: Mr. Eduardo Valencia-Ospina; Members: Mr. Juan Manuel Gomez-Robledo, Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Ms. Marie G. Jacobsson, Mr. Kriangsak Kittichaisaree, Mr. Shinya Murase, Mr. Sean Murphy, Mr. Ki Gab Park, Mr. Ernest Petrič, Mr. Gilberto V. Saboia, Mr. Narinder Singh, Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez, Mr. Michael Wood and Mr. Mathias Forteau (ex officio).

WEDNESDAY, 17 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3181st meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3181)

  • Commemoration of Sir Ian Sinclair
    • Statements were made by members of the Commission to pay tribute to the late Sir Ian Sinclair.
  • Formation and Evidence of Customary International Law
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Michael Wood, introduced his first report on the topic (A/CN.4/663). The Commission began its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s first report.

THURSDAY, 18 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3182nd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3182)

  • Cooperation with other bodies
    • The President of the International Court of Justice, Judge Peter Tomka, addressed the Commission, followed by an exchange of views.
  • Formation and Evidence of Customary International Law
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s first report on the topic (A/CN.4/663).

FRIDAY, 19 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3183rd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3183)

  • Formation and Evidence of Customary International Law
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s first report on the topic (A/CN.4/663).

TUESDAY, 23 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3184th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3184)

  • Formation and Evidence of Customary International Law
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s first report on the topic (A/CN.4/663).

WEDNESDAY, 24 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3185th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3185)

  • Formation and Evidence of Customary International Law
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s first report on the topic (A/CN.4/663).
  • Provisional Application of Treaties
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Juan Manuel Gomez-Robledo, introduced his first report on the topic (A/CN.4/664). The Commission began its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s first report.

THURSDAY, 25 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3186th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3186)

  • Formation and Evidence of Customary International Law
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s first report on the topic (A/CN.4/663). The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Michael Wood, summarized the debate on his first report. The Commission decided to change the title of this topic as proposed by the Special Rapporteur which is as follows: “Identification of customary international law”.
  • Provisional Application of Treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s first report on the topic (A/CN.4/664).

FRIDAY, 26 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3187th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3187)

  • Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters
    • The Chairman of the Drafting Committee presented the report of the Drafting Committee on Protection of persons in the event of disasters (A/CN.4/L.815). The Commission considered the report and adopted the following draft articles: 15ter (Cooperation for disaster risk reduction/Coopération en matière de prévention des risques de catastrophe) and 16 (Duty to reduce the risk of disasters/Obligation de prévention des risques de catastrophe).
  • Provisional Application of Treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s first report on the topic (A/CN.4/664).

TUESDAY, 30 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3188th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3188)

  • Provisional Application of Treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s first report on the topic (A/CN.4/664). The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Juan Manuel Gomez-Robledo, summarized the debate on his first report.
  • Report of the PLanning Group
    • The Chairman of the Planning Group, Mr. Pavel Sturma, introduced the report of the Planning Group (A/CN.4/L.830). The Commission adopted the recommendations contained in the report of the Planning Group, as amended, and decided to include the topic “Crimes against humanity” in its long-term programme of work.
  • Protection of the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflicts
    • The Special Rapporteur, Ms. Marie G. Jacobsson, presented an oral report of the Informal consultations on the topic. The Commission took note of the oral report.

WEDNESDAY, 31 July 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3189th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3189)

  • Cooperation with other bodies
    • The Chairman of the African Union Commission on International Law, Mr. Adelarus Kilangi, addressed the Commission. An exchange of views followed.
  • The most-favoured-nation clause
    • The acting Chairman of the Study Group on the Most-Favoured-Nation clause, Mr. Mathias Forteau, presented the report on the topic (A/CN.4/L.828). The Commission took note of the report.
  • The obligation to extradite or prosecute
    • The Chairman of the Working Group on the Obligation to extradite or prosecute (aut dedere aut judicare), Mr. Kriangsak Kittichaisaree, presented the report on the topic (A/CN.4/L.829). The Commission took note of the report.

FRIDAY, 2 August 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3190th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3190)

  • Introduction
    • The Commission adopted Chapter I of its report on Introduction (A/CN.4/L.816), as amended.
  • Protection of persons in the event of disasters
    • The Commission began consideration of Chapter VI of its report on Protection of persons in the event of disasters and adopted sections A, B and part of C including the commentary to articles 5 bis (Forms of cooperation/Formes de coopération), 12 (Offers of assistance/Offres d’assistance), 13 (Conditions on the provision of external assistance/Conditions de fourniture de l’assistance extérieure), 14 (Facilitation of external assistance/Facilitation de l’assistance extérieure) 15 (Termination of external assistance/Cessation de l’assistance extérieure) (A/CN.4/L.821and A/CN.4/L.821/Add.1), as amended.

MONDAY, 5 August 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3191st meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3191)

  • Protection of persons in the event of disasters
    • The Commission continued consideration of Chapter VI of its report on Protection of persons in the event of disasters and adopted the remaining part of section C including the commentary to articles 5 ter (Cooperation for disaster risk reduction/Coopération en matière de prévention des risques de catastrophe) and 16 (Duty to reduce the risk of disasters/Obligation de prévention des risques de catastrophe) (A/CN.4/L.821/Add.2), as amended.
  • Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties
    • The Commission began consideration of Chapter IV of its report on Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties and adopted sections A, B and part of C including part of the commentary to conclusion 1 (General rule and means of treaty interpretation/Règle générale et moyens d’interprétation des traités) (A/CN.4/L.819 and A/CN.4/L.819/Add.1), as amended.

MONDAY, 5 August 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3192nd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3192)

  • Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties
    • The Commission continued consideration of Chapter IV of its report on Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties and adopted a further part of section C including the commentary to conclusions 1 (General rule and means of treaty interpretation/Règle générale et moyens d’interprétation des traités), 2 (Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice as authentic means of interpretation /Les accords ultérieurs et la pratique ultérieure en tant que moyens d’interprétation authentiques) and 3 (Interpretation of treaty terms as capable of evolving over time/L’interprétation des termes d’un traité comme susceptibles d’évolution dans le temps) (A/CN.4/L.819/Add.1), as amended.
  • The obligation to extradite or prosecute (au dedere aut judicare)
    • The Commission adopted Chapter X of its report on The obligation to extradite or prosecute (aut dedere aut judicare) (A/CN.4/L.825), as amended.

TUESDAY, 6 August 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3193rd meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3193)

  • The most-favoured-nation clause
    • The Commission adopted Chapter XI of its report on The Most-Favoured-Nation clause (A/CN.4/L.826), as amended.
  • Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties
    • The Commission continued consideration of Chapter IV of its report on Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties and adopted the remaining part of section C including the commentary to conclusions 4 (Definition of subsequent agreement and subsequent practice/Définition de l’accord ultérieur et de la pratique ultérieure) and 5 (Attribution of subsequent practice/L’attribution d’une pratique ultérieure) (A/CN.4/L.819/Add.2 and A/CN.4/L.819/Add.3), as amended.
  • Immunity of State officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction
    • The Commission began consideration of Chapter V of its report on Immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction and adopted part of section A (A/CN.4/L.820), as amended.

TUESDAY, 6 August 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3194th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3194)

  • Immunity of State officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction
    • The Commission continued consideration of Chapter V of its report on Immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction and adopted the remaining part of section A, section B and part of section C including part of the commentary to article 1 (Scope of the present draft articles/Champ d’application du présent projet d’articles) A/CN.4/L.820/Add.2), as amended.

WEDNESDAY, 7 August 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3195th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3195)

  • Immunity of State officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction
    • The Commission continued consideration of Chapter V of its report on Immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction and adopted a further part of section C including the commentary to articles 1 (Scope of the present draft articles/Champ d’application du présent projet d’articles) and 3 (Persons enjoying immunity ratione personae/Bénéficiaires de l’immunité ratione personae) (A/CN.4/L.820/Add.2 and A/CN.4/L.820/Add.3), as amended

WEDNESDAY, 7 August 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3196th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3196)

  • Immunity of State officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction
    • The Commission continued consideration of Chapter V of its report on Immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction and adopted the remaining part of section C including the commentary to article 4 (Scope of immunity ratione personae/Portée de l’immunité ratione personae) (A/CN.4/L.820/Add.1), as amended
  • Protection of the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflicts
    • The Commission adopted Chapter IX of its report on Protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts (A/CN.4/L.824), as amended
  • Formation and Evidence of Customary International Law
    • The Commission adopted Chapter VII of its report on Formation and evidence of customary international law (A/CN.4/L.822 and A/CN.4/L.822/Add.1), as amended

FRIDAY, 9 August 2013
Sixty-fifth session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3197th meeting (A/CN.4/SR.3197)

  • Provisional Application of Treaties
    • The Commission adopted Capter VIII on Provisional application of treaties (A/CN.4/L.823), as amended.
  • Other Decisions and Conclusions of the Commission
    • The Commission adopted Chapter XII on Other decisions and conclusions of the Commission (A/CN.4/L.827 and A/CN.4/L.827/Add.1), as amended.
  • Summary of the work of the Commission at its sixty-fifth session
    • The Commission adopted Chapter II of its report on the Summary of the work of the Commission at its sixty-fifth session (A/CN.4/L.817), as amended.
  • Specific issues on which comments would be of particular interest to the Commission
    • The Commission adopted Chapter III of its report on Specific issues on which comments would be of particular interest to the Commission (A/CN.4/L.818), as amended.
  • Programme, Procedures, Working Methods of the Commission and its Documentation
    • The Commission decided to include the topic “Protection of the atmosphere“ in the current programme of work and decided to appoint Mr. Shinya Murase as Special Rapporteur for the topic.
  • Adoption of the Report
    • The Commission adopted its report of the sixty-fifth session as a whole and thus concluded its work for that session.