UZBEKISTAN DELEGATION ATTENDED THE SESSION OF THE SIXTH COMMITTEE OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
On October 22-26, representatives of the Consular and Legal Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan attended the 73rd Session of the Sixth Committee (on legal issues) of the UN General Assembly, during which the debate on reports of the International Law Commission and the UN International Court of Justice, as well as a meeting of the heads of legal services of Ministries of Foreign Affairs of member states was held.
Issues of progressive development and codification of international law, as well as ensuring the rule of law in international relations were discussed in a multilateral format.
In particular, special attention was paid to such issues on the agenda as jus cogens (peremptory norms of the IL), identification of norms of international custom, immunity of state officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction, temporary application of treaties, subsequent agreements and practice with regard to interpretation of treaties and others.
Following the meeting, the sides considered draft resolutions of the UN General Assembly, which are planned to be adopted in December 2018.