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The Law of International Responsibility edited by Crawford, James; Pellet, Alain; Olleson, Simon; Parlett, Kate

Part IV The Content of International Responsibility, Ch.48 The Obligation of Cooperation

Nina HB Jørgensen

From: The Law of International Responsibility

Edited By: James Crawford, Alain Pellet, Simon Olleson, Kate Parlett

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 19 May 2019

Subject(s):
Responsibility of states — Wrongful acts
Solidarity in the face of a gross and systematic failure by a State to observe an obligation arising under a peremptory norm of international law implies a positive obligation on all States to take part in public action on behalf of the international community to protect common interests. This obligation operates in conjunction with the rights and powers of the directly and indirectly injured States. The obligation to cooperate emerged as part of the ‘common minimum’ set of consequences drawn up by the International Law Commission in respect of the concept...
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