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Volume I, s.2 Structure of the ICC, 4 The Court, Ch.4.3 Relationship of the Court with the United Nations

Luigi Condorelli, Santiago Villalpando

From: The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Edited By: Professor Antonio Cassese, Professor Paola Gaeta, Mr John R.W.D. Jones

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 23 February 2024

As is well known, if the Statute of the ICC could finally be developed, after more than a century of debates which had involved entire generations of jurists and diplomats, it was thanks to the commitment of the UN in the prosecution of major international crimes. By adopting a fundamentally innovative approach that considers the prosecution of such crimes as a means to the maintenance or restoration of international peace and security, the Organization first established two ad hoc international criminal tribunals (the ICTY and the ICTR) and then promoted (or...
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