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Seventy-second Session (2021)

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, the General Assembly, on 12 August 2020, decided that the seventy-second session of the ILC will be postponed to 2021.

The members of the ILC held an informal meeting on 3 September 2020, pursuant to GA decision 74/566, at which time members, inter alia, made statements in memory of Alexander Yankov, former member of the ILC.

In accordance with General Assembly resolution 75/135 of 15 December 2020, the International Law Commission will hold its seventy-second session at the United Nations Office at Geneva from 26 April to 4 June and from 5 July to 6 August 2021 (11 weeks).

Topics to be considered

Immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction (Summary | Analytical Guide)

See also: Comments by Governments

Provisional application of treaties (Summary | Analytical Guide)

See also: Comments by Governments

Protection of the atmosphere (Summary | Analytical Guide)

See also: Comments by Governments

Succession of States in respect of State responsibility (Summary | Analytical Guide)

See also: Comments by Governments

General principles of law (Summary | Analytical Guide)

See also: Comments by Governments

Sea-level rise in relation to international law (Summary | Analytical Guide)

See also: Comments by Governments

Cooperation with other bodies

Other business

Date and place of the seventy-third session