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