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55th meeting - Strasbourg, 22-23 March 2018

I. INTRODUCTION
1. Opening of the meeting by the Chair
2. Adoption of the agenda
- Draft agenda CAHDI (2018) OJ 1 prov ®
- Draft annotated agenda CAHDI (2018) OJ 1 annotated prov ®
3. Adoption of the report of the 54th meeting
- Draft meeting report 54th meeting CAHDI (2017) 23 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
- Terms of Reference of the CAHDI for 2018-2019 CAHDI (2018) 2
- Draft opinion of the CAHDI on Recommendation 2122 (2018) of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe - “Jurisdictional immunity of international organisations and rights of their staff” CAHDI (2018) 14 prov ®
- Comments by delegations on the Draft Opinion of the CAHDI on Recommendation 2122 (2018) CAHDI (2018) 14 Addendum rev ®
- Committee of Ministers' decisions of relevance to the CAHDI's activities CAHDI (2018) 3 ®
- Appendices to the Committee of Ministers' decisions of relevante to the CAHDI's activities CAHDI (2018) 3 Addendum ®
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" presented by the delegation of the Netherlands CAHDI (2014) 5 ®
- Comments by States on “Settlement of disputes of a private character to which an international organisation is a party” CAHDI (2018) 4 prov ®
- 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 (2018) 5 prov ®
- "Immunities of special missions" prepared by the delegation of the United Kingdom CAHDI (2013) 15 ®
- Replies by States to the questionnaire on “Immunities of special missions” CAHDI (2018) 6 prov
- 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 (2018) 7 prov ®
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 (2018) 8 prov ®
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 (2018) 9 prov
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 (2018) 10 prov ®
9. European Convention on Human Rights
a. Exchange of views with Ms Florence MERLOZ, Chair of the Drafting Group on the place of the European Convention on Human Rights in the European and International Legal Order (DH-SYSC-II)
b. 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 (2018) Case Law
- Information document on the “Drafting Group on the place of the European Convention on Human Rights in the European and International Legal Order (DH-SYSC-II)” DH-SYSC-II (2018) Info1
10. Peaceful settlement of disputes
- "The Means of Peaceful Settlement of Disputes" prepared by the delegation of France in cooperation with the Secretariat CAHDI (2018) 1 ®
- Compulsory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice CAHDI (2018) 11
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 (2018) 12 rev ®
- Table of objections CAHDI (2018) 12 Addendum prov ®
- Reactions to reservations and declarations to international treaties previously examined by the CAHDI CAHDI (2018) Inf 1
- 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. Exchange of views with Mr Allan ROSAS, Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) (Friday, 23 March at 9.30 am)
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 (2018) 13 prov
15. Topical issues of international law
IV. OTHER
16. Place, date and agenda of the 56th meeting of the CAHDI: Finland, 20-21 September 2018
17. Any other business
18. Adoption of the Abridged Report and closing of the 55th meeting