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Celebrating 40 Years of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties

18th June 2009

What is the event about?
Since its adoption in 1969 the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties has made a significant contribution to the development of international law. This conference will examine current issues in the application and the interpretation of the VCLT. Topics to be considered include: treaty interpretation; reservations to treaties; amendment and invalidity of treaties; and developments concerning the ratification and domestic implementation of treaties.

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This event is kindly sponsored by



Solicitors and barristers may claim CPD hours through attendance at this event.

Full payment is required prior to the event. All cancellations must be made in writing to eventsregistration@biicl.org no less than 5 working days prior to the event.

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