The International Law Commission was established by the General
Assembly, in 1947, to undertake the mandate of the Assembly, under
article 13 (1) (a) of the Charter of the United Nations to "initiate
studies and make recommendations for the purpose of... encouraging the
progressive development of international law and its codification".
accordance with resolution 76/111 of 9 December 2021, the
International Law Commission will hold its seventy-third session at the
United Nations Office at Geneva from 18 April to 3 June and from 4 July
to 5 August 2022 (12 weeks).