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Summaries of the Work of the International Law Commission

General principles of law

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At its seventieth session, in 2018, the International Law Commission decided to include the topic "General principles of law" in its programme of work, on the basis of the recommendation of the Working Group on the long-term programme of work. The Commission decided to appoint Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez as Special Rapporteur for the topic.