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Annual Reports

Report on the work of the seventieth session (2018)

[See also seventieth 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/73/10) 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 seventieth session
Chapter III. Specific issues on which comments would be of particular interest to the Commission
Chapter IV. Subsequent agreements and subsequent practice in relation to the interpretation of treaties
Chapter V. Identification of customary international law
Chapter VI. Protection of the atmosphere
Chapter VII. Provisional application of treaties
Chapter VIII. Peremptory norms of general international law (jus cogens)
Chapter IX. Protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts
Chapter X. Succession of States in respect of State responsibility
Chapter XI. Immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction
Chapter XII. Commemoration of the seventieth anniversary of the Commission
Chapter XIII. Other decisions and conclusions of the Commission
Annexes A. Universal criminal jurisdiction

B. Sea-level rise in relation to international law