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Volume I, s.1 The Path to Rome and Beyond, 2 Drafting History and Further Developments, Ch.2.2 From the International Law Commission to the Rome Conference (1994–1998)

Adriaan Bos

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 May 2024

To catch sight of the road that led to Rome, one should retrace the steps and try to reconstruct how this road came into being. Inevitably the walkers on this road will have different memories and probably also different views on what contributed to its creation. My story is just a personal impression of only a part of the road, but I hope it will give the reader an idea of the steps that together brought us to Rome. Almost completely omitted is the global environment in which the road took shape and the reactions and commentaries of the bystanders, though no...
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