Immunities, Special Missions
- Immunity from jurisdiction, states — Heads of state and other senior officials — Comity — States, agents — Special missions — Consular relations — Diplomatic relations
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 In addition to permanent diplomatic missions and consular posts, special missions are often sent from one State to another with the latter’s consent in order to perform a specific task for a limited period of time. By virtue of their official character representing their State ( Representatives of States in their International Relations ), special missions benefit from facilities, privileges, and immunities accorded by international law ( State Immunity ) for the purpose of conducting international relations. 2 Ad hoc missions were, in fact, the first forms of...