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Diplomatic Law in a New Millennium$
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Paul Behrens

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780198795940

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2017

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198795940.001.0001

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Diplomatic Law in a New Millennium

Diplomatic Law in a New Millennium

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(p.3) 1 Diplomatic Law in a New Millennium
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Diplomatic Law in a New Millennium
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Paul Behrens

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198795940.003.0001

This chapter introduces some of the main considerations on diplomatic relations which form the basis for later parts of the book. It reflects on the path which diplomatic law followed from the days of its evolution through scholarly discourse and the practice of States to the work of the International Law Commission, the conclusion of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (VCDR), the later instruments in the field, and the arrival of new players, such as the European External Action Service (EEAS). The chapter introduces the main theories on diplomatic immunity and reflects on the continuing value of reciprocity for the conduct of diplomatic relations. It also broaches some of the principal difficulties which the technological and societal changes of the twenty-first century cause to diplomatic relations today and provides, in a final section, an overview of the seven parts of the book and the topics to which they are dedicated.

Keywords:   Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, European External Action Service, International Law Commission, Grotius, Vattel, Bynkershoek, Gentili, Juffali, Havana Convention on Diplomatic Officers, Vienna Conference

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