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Sixth Session (1954)

The International Law Commission held its sixth session at Paris, France, from 3 June to 28 July 1954.

Topics considered in 1954

Regime of the territorial sea (Summary | Analytical Guide)

Regime of the high seas (Summary | Analytical Guide)

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

The Commission adopted the revised draft Code of Offences against the Peace and Security of Mankind, with commentaries.

Nationality, including statelessness (Summary | Analytical Guide)

The Commission adopted the final drafts of conventions on elimination of future statelessness and on the reduction of future statelessness, as well as a report on present statelessness.

Law of treaties (Summary | Analytical Guide)

Question of codifying the topic "Diplomatic intercourse and immunities" (Summary | Analytical Guide)

Request of the General Assembly for the codification of the principles of international law governing State responsibility (Summary | Analytical Guide)