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Fortieth Session (1988)

The International Law Commission held its fortieth session at Geneva, Switzerland, from 9 May to 29 July 1988 in accordance with General Assembly resolution 42/156 of 7 December 1987.

Topics considered in 1988

State responsibility (Summary | Analytical Guide)

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

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

Draft code of crimes against the peace and security of mankind (Summary | Analytical Guide)

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

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

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

Other business