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The Debate in the Sixth Committee on the Formation and Evidence of Customary international Law

UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SIXTH COMMITTEE (LXVII Session), DEBATE ON THE REPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL LAW COMMISSION ON THE WORK OF ITS SIXTY-FOURTH SESSION ON THE FORMATION AND EVIDENCE OF CUSTOMARY INTERNATIONAL LAW.

On 6 November 2012, during the debate in the Sixth Committee of the UN General Assembly on the Report of the International Law Commission, the Legal Adviser to the Permanent Mission of Italy, Mr Salvatore Zappalà, submitted the comments of his delegation on the work conducted by the ILC on the “Formation and Evidence of Customary International Law”. He affirmed he was confident that the Special Rapporteur would be able to provide ample information on the topic, and he said:

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