21 March 2014

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 this issue.




  • Mr Roger O’Keefe, Professor, University of Cambridge

Immunity ratione materiae from foreign criminal jurisdiction and the concept of “acts performed in an official capacity”

  • Sir Michael Wood, Member of the International Law Commission

The work of the ILC: Questions of methodology and approach