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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Persona Non Grata

Jean d'Aspremont

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 01 October 2022

Diplomatic privileges — Diplomatic relations — Diplomatic immunity — Diplomatic missions

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law under the direction of Professor Anne Peters (2021–) and Professor Rüdiger Wolfrum (2004–2020). 

1 The right of each State to declare any diplomatic or consular agent persona non grata is one of the oldest principles of diplomatic and consular law (Diplomacy; Members of the Staff of Diplomatic Missions), echoed as far back as the work of the founding fathers of international law. It is a right that has remained uncontested and is currently enshrined in Art. 9 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (1961) and Art. 23 Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (1963), which both drew upon the Draft Convention on Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities of 1932...
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