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  1. 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 ...

    Advisory report | 12-05-2014 | CAVV

  2. Armed Drones

    This advisory report examines the international legal aspects of armed drone attacks. The CAVV was asked to advise on the ...

    Advisory report | 05-07-2013 | CAVV

  3. Cyber Warfare

    In this advisory report the CAVV and the Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV) conclude that serious cyberattacks could ...

    Advisory report | 16-12-2011 | CAVV, AIV

  4. 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 ...

    Advisory report | 01-12-2011 | CAVV

  5. 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 ...

    Advisory report | 02-05-2011 | CAVV

  6. 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 ...

    Advisory report | 03-04-2009 | CAVV, AIV

  7. 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 ...

    Advisory report | 03-11-2008 | CAVV

  8. Pre-Emptive Action

    In this advisory report the CAVV and the Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV) analyse the terms ‘preventive’ and ...

    Advisory report | 09-07-2004 | CAVV, AIV

  9. Failing States: A Global Responsibility

    In this joint report the CAVV and the Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV) provide a definition of the term ‘failing ...

    Advisory report | 07-05-2004 | CAVV, AIV

  10. Humanitarian Intervention

    This joint report by the CAVV and the Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV) provides advice on moral and political ...

    Advisory report | 11-04-2000 | CAVV, AIV