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Last update: July 18, 2022

Annual Reports

Report on the work of the sixty-eighth session (2016)

[See also sixty-eighth session]

The report includes information concerning the organization of the session, the progress of work and the future work of the Commission on the topics given substantive consideration during the session, the texts of draft articles and commentaries adopted by the Commission during the session, any procedural recommendations of the Commission calling for a decision on the part of the General Assembly as well as other decisions and conclusions of the Commission.

The report is available as a single document (A/71/10) or by chapter, as follows:

Chapter Title
  Cover page
  Table of contents
Chapter I. Introduction
Chapter II. Summary of the work of the Commission at its sixty-eighth session
Chapter III. Specific issues on which comments would be of particular interest to the Commission
Chapter IV. Protection of persons in the event of disasters
Chapter V. Identification of customary international law
Chapter VI. Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties
Chapter VII. Crimes against humanity
Chapter VIII. Protection of the atmosphere
Chapter IX. Jus cogens
Chapter X. Protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts
Chapter XI. Immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction
Chapter XII. Provisional application of treaties
Chapter XIII. Other decisions and conclusions of the Commission
Annex A. The settlement of international disputes to which international organizations are parties
B. Succession of States in respect of State responsibility