Declaration on Jurisdictional Immunities of State Owned Cultural Property

23 March 2017 Strasbourg
Background At the 45th meeting of the CAHDI (Strasbourg, 25-26 March 2013), the delegation of the Czech Republic, supported by the delegations of Austria and of the Netherlands, presented an initiative aimed at elaborating a Declaration in support of the recognition of the customary nature of the...

Presentation of Mr Miguel de Serpa Soares, Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel, during the 52nd meeting of the CAHDI

16 September 2016 Brussels, Belgium
Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel, Mr Miguel de Serpa Soares, provided the CAHDI with an overview of selected issues currently being dealt with by the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs. In his presentation, the Legal Counsel Mr Serpa Soares focused on...

Presentation of Mr Pedro Comissário Afonso, Chairperson of the International Law Commission, during the 52nd meeting of the CAHDI

15 September 2016 Brussels, Belgium
Mr Pedro Comissário Afonso gave the CAHDI an overview of the recent activities of the International Law Commission (ILC) and the topics discussed during the ILC’s 68th Session in Geneva this year. His presentation touched on topical issues related to the protection of persons in the event of...

Conference on “The CAHDI contribution to the development of public international law: achievements and future challenges”

23 September 2015 Strasbourg
A Conference on “The CAHDI contribution to the development of public international law: achievements and future challenges” has been held on 23 September 2015 in Strasbourg on the occasion of the 50th meeting of the Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law (CAHDI). This...

Statement by the Chair of the CAHDI, Mr Paul Rietjens, at the 1260th meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies

15/06/2016 Strasbourg
(French only) Je suis ravi de me présenter aujourd’hui devant vous pour la seconde fois afin de vous présenter les dernières activités, les principales réalisations et les travaux futurs du Comité des Conseillers juridiques sur le droit international public – le CAHDI – que j’ai l’honneur de...

Seminar on the Immunity ratione materiae of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction

21/03/2014 Strasbourg
On Friday 21 March, a seminar on the "Immunity ratione materiae of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction" was held as a side-event to the 47th meeting of the CAHDI. This seminar was opened by Ms Concepción Escobar Hernández, Special Rapporteur of the International Law Commission on...

Presentation of Ms Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, before the CAHDI

20/03/2014 Strasbourg
Ms Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, participated in the 47th meeting of the CAHDI. On this occasion, she made a presentation before the members of the CAHDI - "Reflections from the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Mrs Fatou Bensouda". For more...

The CAHDI strengthens its ties with the Sixth Committee of the General Assembly of the United Nations

30/10/2013 New York
The Secretariat of the Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law (CAHDI) participated in the debates of the Sixth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, within the framework of the International Law Week devoted to the examination of the latest reports of the...


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