A PEEP AT PANDORA’S BOX: RECONSIDERING THE STATUS OF THE DIPLOMATIC BAG UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW

INTRODUCTION In a bid to ensure the protection of official correspondence, the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (VCDR) provides for the inviolability of the diplomatic bag.[1] A diplomatic bag is a properly identified pouch, box or package used to convey confidential documents between a government and its missions abroad.[2] The inviolable status conferred on the … Continue reading A PEEP AT PANDORA’S BOX: RECONSIDERING THE STATUS OF THE DIPLOMATIC BAG UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW