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Ms. Philippa Webb

Ms. Philippa Webb
Professor of Public International Law
King’s College London

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Diplomatic and Consular Relations
Diplomatic and Consular Relations
Part I
Introduction and Diplomatic Missions
Video | Audio
(11/11/2019, 34 minutes)


Part II
Immunities of Diplomatic and
Consular Officials and Diplomatic Asylum
Video | Audio
(12/11/2019, 24 minutes)


Part III
Consular Relations
Video | Audio
(12/11/2019, 19 minutes)


Part IV
The Breakdown of Diplomatic Relations
Video | Audio
(11/11/2019, 21 minutes)


Diplomatic and Consular Relations
Diplomatic and Consular Relations
A. Legal Instruments

Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, Geneva, 28 July 1951, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 189, p. 137.

Convention on Diplomatic Asylum, Caracas, 28 March 1954, Organization of American States, Treaty Series, No 18.

Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, Vienna, 18 April 1961, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 500, p. 95.

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, Vienna, 24 April 1963, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 596, p. 261.

Convention on Special Missions, New York, 8 December 1969, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1400, p. 231.

Optional Protocol concerning the Compulsory Settlement of Disputes, 8 December 1969, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1400, p. 339.

B. Jurisprudence

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International Court of Justice, Colombian-Peruvian asylum case, Judgment of 20 November 1950, I.C.J. Reports 1950, p. 266.

International Court of Justice, Haya de la Torre Case, Judgment of 13 June 1951, I.C.J. Reports 1951, p. 71.

International Court of Justice, United States Diplomatic and Consular Staff in Tehran (United States of America v. Iran), Judgment of 24 May 1980, I.C.J. Reports 1980, p. 3.

International Court of Justice, Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (Paraguay v. United States of America), Order of 10 November 1998, I.C.J. Reports 1998, p. 426.

Inter-American Court of Human Rights, The Right to Information on Consular Assistance in the Framework of the Guarantees of the Due Process of Law, Advisory Opinion of 1 October 1999,  Series A, No. 16.

International Court of Justice, LaGrand Case (Germany v. United States of America), Judgment of 27 June 2001, I.C.J. Reports 2001, p. 466.

International Court of Justice, Arrest Warrant of 11 April 2000 (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Belgium), Judgment of 14 February 2002, I.C.J. Reports 2002, p.3.

International Court of Justice, Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v. United States of America), Judgment of 31 March 2004, I.C.J. Reports 2004, p. 12.

International Court of Justice, Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda), Judgment of 19 December 2005, I.C.J. Reports 2005, p. 168.

Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission, The State of Eritrea and The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Partial Award of 19 December 2005, Reports of International Arbitral Awards, vol. XXVI, pp. 381-406. 

International Court of Justice, Status vis-à-vis the Host State of a Diplomatic Envoy to the United Nations (Commonwealth of Dominica v. Switzerland), Order of 9 June 2006.

International Court of Justice, Certain Questions of Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Djibouti v. France), Judgment of 4 June 2008, I.C.J. Reports 2008, p. 177.

International Court of Justice, Certain Questions concerning Diplomatic Relations (Honduras v. Brazil), Order of 12 May 2010, I.C.J. Reports 2010, p. 303.

International Court of Justice, Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo), Judgment of 19 June 2012, I.C.J Reports 2010, p. 63.

International Court of Justice, Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2018, p. 292.

International Court of Justice, Relocation of the United States Embassy to Jerusalem (Palestine v. United States of America), Order of 15 November 2018, I.C.J. Reports 2018, p. 708.

International Court of Justice, Jadhav (India v. Pakistan), Judgement of 17 July 2019.

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Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, Reyes v. Al-Malki et al., Judgement of 18 October 2017, [2017] UKSC 61.