To Convene or Not to Convene? The Future Status of the Articles on State Responsibility: Recent Developments
(2017) 21 Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law 83-123
27 Pages Posted: 14 Sep 2018 Last revised: 10 Jan 2019
Date Written: August 30, 2017
The paper reviews the most recent discussion in the Sixth Committee of the General Assembly of the future status of the Articles on State Responsibility, held in 2016. It then provides an overview and critique of the arguments for and against the convening of a diplomatic conference to negotiate a Treaty on State Responsibility.
Keywords: State Responsibility, Articles on the Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts, Codification, Treaties, Customary Law, International Law Commission
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