On 31 May 2001 the ILC adopted the 59 articles of its draft on ‘Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts’ on second reading.1 This was the provisional success of an intellectual epic that started in the time between the World Wars, the subject already being on the agenda at the Codification Conference of the League of Nations in 1930. However, the issue at that time was too sensitive, the opposition between States, especially between European and Latin American countries, too strong, so that the endeavour failed (see Chapter 7). The ILC...
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