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Thirty-first Session (1979)

The International Law Commission held its thirty-first session at Geneva, Switzerland, from 14 May to 3 August 1979 in accordance with General Assembly resolution 33/139 of 19 December 1978.

Topics considered in 1979

State responsibility (Summary | Analytical Guide)

Succession of States in respect of matters other than treaties (Summary | Analytical Guide)

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

Law of the non-navigational uses of international watercourses (Summary | Analytical Guide)

Review of the multilateral treaty-making process (Summary | Analytical Guide)

The Commission endorsed, and transmitted to the Secretary-General for inclusion in his report, the Report of the Working Group on review of the multilateral treaty-making process

Status of the diplomatic courier and the diplomatic bag not accompanied by diplomatic courier (Summary | Analytical Guide)

Relations between States and international organizations (second part of the topic) (Summary | Analytical Guide)

International liability for injurious consequences arising out of acts not prohibited by international law (Summary | Analytical Guide)

Jurisdictional immunities of States and their property (Summary | Analytical Guide)

Long-term programme of work (Analytical Guide)

Other business