Volume I, s.3 Jurisdiction, 17 ‘Trigger Mechanisms’, Ch.17.2 Referral and Deferral by the Security Council
Luigi Condorelli, Santiago Villalpando
Edited By: Professor Antonio Cassese, Professor Paola Gaeta, Mr John R.W.D. Jones
The creation of the ICC was inspired by the conviction that the prosecution of major international crimes constitutes a means to the maintenance of international peace and security. The ICC was thus conceived as a judicial organism closely related to the UN1 and, in particular, to the UN organ having the mission of adopting the necessary measures to confront situations of threats to the peace, breaches of the peace, or acts of aggression, namely, the Security Council. As a consequence, the coordination between the judicial activity of the Court and the Security...