In this section you can find the publications by the Institute. The section is divided as follows:

  • Yearbooks: full text of the Yearbooks from 1873 until 2000
  • Resolutions: resolutions of the Institute from 1873 until present. The resolutions of the Institute have been published only in French until the Session of Grenade (1956) after which also English versions are available (1957 – present).
  • Reports: the reports that were published in the Yearbooks from 2007 until 2017.
  • Declarations: contains the two declarations issued by the Institute on the use of force (2003) and piracy (2009)

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  • For the Yearbooks from 1873 to 1971, the table of contents can be found at the end of the book, whereas from 1973 onward the table of contents can be found at the beginning

For a quick overview of all Resolutions, download the overview

The Yearbooks of the Institute can be ordered in hard copy with Pedone and reprints of volumes 1 to 58 can be ordered with Schmidt Periodicals.


IV. Projet de règlement international des conflits de lois en matière de lettres de change et de billets à ordre

II. Propositions pour un accord international aux fins de l’institution d’un Comité international permanent pour faciliter aux gouvernements et aux citoyens de chaque pays la connaissance des lois actuellement en vigueur

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