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Texts, instruments and final reports

Peremptory norms of general international law (Jus cogens)

* At its sixty-ninth session, in 2017, the Commission decided to change the title of the topic from “jus cogens” to “peremptory norms of general international law (jus cogens).

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Dates of consideration by the Commission

Texts, instruments or final reports adopted by the Commission

Instruments concluded under the auspices of the United Nations on the basis of prior drafts prepared by the Commission