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Seventy-second Session (2021)

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MONDAY, 26 April 2021
Seventy-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3508th meeting

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  • Election of officers
    • The Commission elected Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud (Jordan) as its Chair, Mr. Dire D. Tladi (South Africa) as the First Vice-Chair, Mr. Evgeny Zagaynov (Russian Federation) as Second Vice-Chair, Ms. Patrícia Galvão Teles (Portugal) as Chair of the Drafting Committee, and Mr. Juan José Ruda Santolaria (Peru) as Rapporteur.
  • Programme of work
  • Protection of the atmosphere
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Shinya Murase, introduced his sixth report on “Protection of the atmosphere” (A/CN.4/736). The Commission began its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic.
  • Programme, procedures, working methods of the Commission and its documentation
    • The Chair of the Drafting Committee, Ms. Patricia Galvão Teles, announced the composition of the Drafting Committee on “Immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction” which is as follows:  Chair: Ms. Patricia Galvão Teles; Special Rapporteur: Ms. Concepción Escobar Hernández; Members: Mr. Claudio Grossman Guiloff, Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Mr. Charles Chernor Jalloh, Ms. Marja Lehto, Mr. Sean D. Murphy, Ms. Nilüfer Oral, Mr. Hassan Ouazzani Chahdi, Mr. Ki Gab Park, Mr. Ernest Petrič, Mr. Aniruddha Rajput, Mr. August Reinisch, Mr. Gilberto Vergne Saboia, Mr. Dire D. Tladi, Mr. Michael Wood, Mr. Evgeny Zagaynov, and Mr. Juan José Ruda Santolaria (ex officio).

TUESDAY, 27 April 2021
Seventy-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3509th meeting

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  • Protection of the atmosphere
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/736).

WEDNESDAY, 28 April 2021
Seventy-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3510th meeting

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  • Protection of the atmosphere
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/736).

THURSDAY, 29 April 2021
Seventy-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3511th meeting

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  • Filling of casual vacancies in the Commission
    • The Commission elected Mr. Mathias Forteau (France) to fill the casual vacancy following the resignation of Mr. Georg Nolte (A/CN.4/744 + Add.1).

FRIDAY, 30 April 2021
Seventy-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3512th meeting

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  • Protection of the atmosphere
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/736).

MONDAY, 3 May 2021
Seventy-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3513th meeting

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  • Protection of the atmosphere
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/736).

TUESDAY, 4 May 2021
Seventy-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3514th meeting

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  • Protection of the atmosphere
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/736). The Special Rapporteur summed up the debate of his sixth report. 
  • Provisional application of treaties
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Juan-Manuel Gómez-Robledo, began to introduce his sixth report on “Provisional application of treaties” (A/CN.4/738). 

TUESDAY, 4 May 2021
Seventy-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3515th meeting

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  • Protection of the atmosphere
    • The Commission decided to refer the text of the draft guidelines with the draft preamble on “Protection of the atmosphere” to the Drafting Committee.
  • Programme, procedures, working methods of the Commission and its documentation
    • The Chair of the Drafting Committee, Ms. Patricia Galvão Teles, announced the composition of the Drafting Committee on “Protection of the atmosphere” which is as follows:  Chair: Ms. Patricia Galvão Teles; Special Rapporteur: Mr. Shinya Murase; Members: Mr. Yacouba Cissé, Mr. Mathias Forteau, Mr. Claudio Grossman Guiloff, Mr. Mahmoud D. Hmoud, Mr. Charles Chernor Jalloh, Ms. Marja Lehto, Mr. Sean D. Murphy, Mr. Hong Thao Nguyen, Ms. Nilüfer Oral, Mr. Ki Gab Park, Mr. Ernest Petrič, Mr. Aniruddha Rajput, Mr. August Reinisch, Mr. Dire D. Tladi, Mr. Eduardo Valencia-Ospina, Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermudez, Sir Michael Wood, Mr. Evgeny Zagaynov and Mr. Juan José Ruda Santolaria (ex officio).

WEDNESDAY, 5 May 2021
Seventy-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3516th meeting

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  • Provisional application of treaties
    • The Special Rapporteur, Mr. Juan-Manuel Gómez-Robledo, continued and concluded the introduction of his sixth report (A/CN.4/738). The Commission began its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic.

THURSDAY, 6 May 2021
Seventy-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3517th meeting

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  • Provisional application of treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/738).

MONDAY, 10 May 2021
Seventy-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3518th meeting

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  • Provisional application of treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/738).

TUESDAY, 11 May 2021
Seventy-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3519th meeting

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  • Provisional application of treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/738).

WEDNESDAY, 12 May 2021
Seventy-second session
United Nations Office at Geneva
3520th meeting

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  • Provisional application of treaties
    • The Commission continued its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s sixth report on the topic (A/CN.4/738).
  • Immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction
    • The Special Rapporteur, Ms. Concepción Escobar Hernández, introduced her eighth report on “Immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction” (A/CN.4/739). The Commission began its consideration of the Special Rapporteur’s eighth report on the topic.