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Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (1963)
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (1963)

Anne Dienelt

Subject(s):
Consular relations — Diplomatic relations — Specific treaties

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1 On 24 April 1963, only two years after the adoption of its ‘sister’ convention, the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (1961) (‘VCDR’), the UN Conference on Consular Relations adopted the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (‘VCCR’) , together with an Optional Protocol on Consular Relations concerning the Acquisition of Nationality ( Nationality ) and an Optional Protocol on Consular Relations concerning the Compulsory Settlement of Disputes. Before that, the International Law Commission (ILC) had adopted a final draft in 1961. The VCCR codified...
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