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54th meeting - Strasbourg, 21-22 September 2017

I. INTRODUCTION
1. Opening of the meeting by the Chair
2. Adoption of the agenda
- Draft agenda CAHDI (2017) OJ 2 prov ®
- Draft annotated agenda CAHDI (2017) OJ 2 annotated prov ®
3. Adoption of the report of the 53rd meeting
- Draft meeting report 53rd meeting CAHDI (2017) 14 prov ®
4. Information provided by the Secretariat of the Council of Europe
- Statement by Mr Jörg Polakiewicz, Director of Legal Advice and Public International Law
II. ONGOING ACTIVITIES OF THE CAHDI
5. Committee of Ministers’ decisions and activities of relevance to the CAHDI’s activities, including requests for CAHDI’s opinion
a. Draft Terms of Reference of the CAHDI for 2018-2019 and examination of the request submitted by the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO) to be granted observer/participant status to the CAHDI
- Draft Terms of Reference of the CAHDI for 2018-2019 to be adopted by the Committee of Ministers CAHDI (2017) 15 ®
- Request for observer status to the CAHDI submitted by the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO) CAHDI (2017) 19 ®
b. Other Committee of Ministers' decisions and activities of relevance to the CAHDI's activities
- Committee of Ministers’ decisions of relevance to the CAHDI’s activities CAHDI (2017) 16 ®
- Appendices to Committee of Ministers’ decisions of relevance to the CAHDI’s activities CAHDI (2017) 16 Addendum ®
- Model Final Clauses for Conventions, Additional Protocols and Amending Protocols concluded within the Council of Europe as adopted by the Committee of Ministers CAHDI (2017) Inf 5
- Presentation by Ms Päivi Kaukoranta, Chair of the CAHDI, at the 1289th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies on 14 June 2017 CAHDI (2017) Inf 6
6. Immunities of States and international organisations
a. Topical issues related to immunities of States and international organisations
- Settlement of disputes of a private character to which an international organisation is a party CAHDI (2014) 5 ®
- Comments by States on “Settlement of disputes of a private character to which an international organisation is a party” CAHDI (2017) 3 prov - Bilingual ®
- Summary of the main trends of the replies to the questionnaire on “Settlement of disputes of a private law character to which an international organisation is a party” and further examination of this issue prepared by the delegation of the Netherlands CAHDI (2017) 21 ®
- Immunity of State Owned Cultural Property on Loan CAHDI (2013) 10 ®
- Replies by States to the questionnaire on “Immunity of State owned cultural property on loan” CAHDI (2017) 4 prov - Bilingual ®
- Immunities of special missions CAHDI (2013) 15 ®
- Replies by States to the questionnaire on “Immunities of special missions” CAHDI (2017) 5 prov - Bilingual ®
- Analysis of the replies to the questionnaire on service of process on a foreign State CAHDI (2014) 15 ®
- Replies by States to the questionnaire on “Service of process on a foreign State” CAHDI (2017) 6 prov - Bilingual ®
b. UN Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property
c. State practice, case-law and updates of the website entries
- Exchange of national practices on possibilities for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to raise public international law issues in procedures pending before national tribunals and related to States’ or international organisations’ immunities CAHDI (2017) 7 prov - Bilingual ®
7. Organisation and functions of the Office of the Legal Adviser of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Replies by States to the revised questionnaire on “The organisation and functions of the Office of the Legal Adviser of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs” CAHDI (2017) 8 prov - Bilingual
8. National implementation measures of UN sanctions and respect for human rights
- Cases that have been submitted to national tribunals by persons or entities included in or removed from the lists established by the UN Security Council Sanctions Committees CAHDI (2017) 9 prov - Bilingual ®
9. Cases before the European Court of Human Rights involving issues of public international law
- Case law of the European Court of Human Rights related to Public International Law PIL (2017) Case Law rev
10. Peaceful settlement of disputes
- Compulsory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice CAHDI (2017) 10 rev 1
11. Law and practice relating to reservations and interpretative declarations concerning international treaties: European Observatory of Reservations to International Treaties
- List of reservations and declarations to international treaties subject to objection CAHDI (2017) 17 ®
- Table of objections CAHDI (2017) 17 Addendum prov - Bilingual ®
- Reactions to reservations and declarations to international treaties previously examined by the CAHDI CAHDI (2017) Inf 2
- Recommendation No. R (99) 13 on responses to inadmissible reservations to international treaties Recommendation No. R (99) 13
III. GENERAL ISSUES OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW
12. The work of the International Law Commission (ILC)
- Presentation of the work of the International Law Commission (ILC) by Mr Georg Nolte, Chairperson of the ILC (Thursday, 21 September 2.30pm)
- Exchange of views between the ILC, the Chair of the CAHDI and the Secretary of the CAHDI, Geneva (Switzerland), 6 July 2017
Presentation by Ms Päivi Kaukoranta, Chair of the CAHDI, at the 69th Session of the ILC CAHDI (2017) Inf 3 - English only
Presentation by Ms Marta Requena, Secretary to the CAHDI, at the 69th Session of the ILC CAHDI (2017) Inf 4 - English only
Report of the ILC, 69th Session A/72/10
13. Consideration of current issues of international humanitarian law
14. Developments concerning the International Criminal Court (ICC) and other international criminal tribunals
- Developments concerning the International Criminal Court and other international criminal tribunals CAHDI (2017) 12 rev 1
15. Topical issues of international law
IV. OTHER
16. Election of the Chair and Vice-Chair of the CAHDI
Election of the Chair and Vice-Chair of the CAHDI CAHDI (2017) 18
17. Place, date and agenda of the 55th meeting of the CAHDI: Strasbourg (France), 22-23 March 2018
18. Any other business
- Invitation to CAHDI to be represented in meetings of the CDDH Drafting Group on the longer-term future of the European Convention on Human Rights (DH-SYSC-II) CAHDI (2017) 20 ®
19. Adoption of the Abridged Report and closing of the 54th meeting