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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Claims, International

Francisco Orrego Vicuña

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 12 July 2020

Individuals and non-state actors — Admissibility — Consolidation of claims — Attribution — Responsibility of states — Exhaustion of local remedies

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

1 When a State breaches international law and this causes damage to another State, an individual or other subjects of international law, and such a wrongful act or omission is attributable to the original State, State responsibility is thereby engaged. When the rights of an individual are affected because of the breach of an international obligation binding that State, there will be an issue as how to make effective the ensuing international responsibility (Individuals in International Law). Historically, protection of the individual by his own State of...
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