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

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 5/2019

27 Pages Posted: 14 Sep 2018 Last revised: 10 Jan 2019

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Federica Paddeu

Queens' College, University of Cambridge

Date Written: August 30, 2017

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Paddeu, Federica, To Convene or Not to Convene? The Future Status of the Articles on State Responsibility: Recent Developments (August 30, 2017). (2017) 21 Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law 83-123; University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 5/2019. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3241388 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3241388

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