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European Union External Action and International Law
A key question in the request for advice was ‘What frameworks does international law provide for international action by the EU ...
Government response to Armed Drones
This advisory report examines the international legal aspects of armed drone attacks. The CAVV was asked to advise on the ...
Government response to Cyber Warfare
In this advisory report the CAVV and the Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV) conclude that serious cyberattacks could ...
UNESCO-Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage
This advisory report examines how the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage relates to the ...
Government response to The Immunity of Foreign State Officials
The Immunity of Foreign State Officials
In this report the CAVV advises on the trial of foreign state officials for international crimes and the immunity of such ...
Transitional Justice: Justice and Peace in Situations of Transition
In this joint report, the CAVV and the Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV) examine the way in which justice and ...
The Application of Protocol No. 14 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
This report concerns the entry into force of Protocol no. 14 to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). The CAVV notes ...