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  1. Draft articles of the International Law Commission on immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction (Advisory report No. 43, 2023)

    On 3 June 2022, the International Law Commission adopted, on first reading, the draft articles on immunity of State officials ...

    Advisory report | 30-06-2023

  2. International legal issues surrounding the characterisation of the Holodomor as genocide (Advisory report No. 42, 2023)

    On 28 March 2023, the House of Representatives of the States General asked the Advisory Committee on Issues of Public ...

    Advisory report | 28-06-2023

  3. Legal consequences of a serious breach of a peremptory norm: the international rights and duties of states in relation to a breach of the prohibition of aggression (Advisory report no. 41, 2022)

    In August 2022, the Minister of Foreign Affairs requested advice on the legal consequences of a serious breach of a peremptory ...

    Advisory report | 17-11-2022

  4. Challenges in prosecuting the crime of aggression: jurisdiction and immunities (Advisory report No. 40, 2022)

    The Advisory Committee on Issues of Public International Law (CAVV) supports the leading role played by the Netherlands with ...

    Advisory report | 12-09-2022

  5. Autonomous Weapon Systems: the importance of regulation and investment

    The Dutch government asked the Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV) and the Advisory Committee on Issues of Public ...

    Advisory report | 11-04-2022

  6. Autonomous Weapon Systems - summary and recommendations

    A summary of the advisory report 'Autonomous Weapon Systems: the importance of regulation and investment.' (AIV advisory report ...

    Advisory report | 03-12-2021

  7. The implications under international law of the inability to renounce a second nationality

    In this advisory report, the Advisory Committee on Issues of Public International Law (CAVV) discusses the question of whether, ...

    Advisory report | 16-11-2021 | CAVV

  8. Peremptory Norms of General International Law

    In its advisory report, the CAVV discusses the approach taken by the International Law Commission (ILC), the identification of ...

    Advisory report | 27-07-2020 | CAVV

  9. Protection of the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflicts

    The CAVV expresses its appreciation both of the draft principles drawn up by the International Law Commission (ILC) on the ...

    Advisory report | 09-07-2020 | CAVV

  10. The Provision and Funding of Non-lethal Assistance to Non-state Armed Groups Abroad

    In this report the CAVV and the Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV) discuss how the provision of ‘non-lethal ...

    Advisory report | 25-06-2020 | CAVV, AIV