This blog is hosted on Ideas on EuropeIdeas on Europe Avatar

Draft Articles on Responsibility of International Organizations

The 60th anniversary event, Source: The ILCs website

The 60th anniversary event, Source: The ILC's website

The International Law Commission has just made electronically available the Report on the work of its sixty-first session that took place from 4 May to 5 June and from 6 July to 7 August 2009.

The Report generally discusses the responsibility of international organizations, including the text of the Draft Articles on Responsibility of International Organizations that embraces:

Part One: Introduction

● Part Two: The Internationally Wrongful Act of an International Organization

Chapter I: General principles

Chapter II: Attribution of conduct to an international organization

Chapter III: Breach of an international obligation

Chapter IV: Responsibility of an international organization in connection with the act of a state or another international organization

Chapter V: Circumstances precluding wrongfulness

Part Three: Content of the International Responsibility of an International Organization

Chapter I: General principles

Chapter II: Reparation for injury

Chapter III: Serious breaches of obligations under peremptory norms of general international law

Part Four: The Implementation of the International Responsibility of an International Organization

Chapter I: Invocation of the responsibility of an international organization

Chapter II: Countermeasures

Part Five: Responsibility of a State in Connection with the Act of an International Organization

Part Six: General Provisions

The Report also discusses the following topics:

● Reservations to treaties

● Expulsion of aliens

● Protection of persons in the event of disasters

● Shared natural resources

● The obligation to extradite or prosecute

● Immunity of state officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction

● The most-favoured-nation clause

● Treaties over time

The Report is available at http://www.un.org/law/ilc and http://untreaty.un.org/ilc/reports/2009/2009report.htm



Comments are closed.

UACES and Ideas on Europe do not take responsibility for opinions expressed in articles on blogs hosted on Ideas on Europe. All opinions are those of the contributing authors.