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John Dugard on Diplomatic Protection
22 May 2008 -  Mr. John Dugard, Professor of International Law, Department of Public Law, Faculty of Law, Leiden University

"Diplomatic Protection"
I will describe diplomatic protection, with reference to the circumstances in which a State may exercise diplomatic protection on behalf of a national, and what requirements must be met in order to exercise such protection. I shall also argue that diplomatic protection is an instrument for the protection of human rights.