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Twenty-fourth Session (1972)

The International Law Commission held its twenty-fourth session at Geneva, Switzerland, from 2 May to 7 July 1972 in accordance with General Assembly resolution 2780 (XXVI) of 3 December 1971.

Topics considered in 1972

Succession of States

State responsibility (Summary | Analytical Guide)

Most-favoured-nation clause (Summary | Analytical Guide)

Question of treaties concluded between States and international organizations or between two or more international organizations (Summary | Analytical Guide)

Question of protection and inviolability of diplomatic agents and other persons entitled to special protection under international law (Summary | Analytical Guide)

The Commission adopted the draft articles on the prevention and punishment of crimes against diplomatic agents and other internationally protected persons, with commentaries.

Review of the Commission's long-term programme of work: "Survey of International Law" prepared by the Secretary General (A/CN.4/245) (Analytical Guide)

Priority to be given to the topic of the law of the non-navigational uses of international watercourses (Summary | Analytical Guide)

Other business