Volume I, s.1 The Path to Rome and Beyond, 2 Drafting History and Further Developments, Ch.2.4 The Post-Rome Conference Preparatory Commission
Philippe Kirsch, Valerie Oosterveld
Edited By: Professor Antonio Cassese, Professor Paola Gaeta, Mr John R.W.D. Jones
Following the Rome Diplomatic Conference, a Preparatory Commission (as distinct from the Pre-Rome Conference Preparatory Committee or PrepCom) was formed to draft a number of documents crucial to the operation of the ICC. Technically, the role of the Commission is to elaborate the various details of the Court’s functioning, on topics as diverse as the cooperation that will be required between the United Nations and the Court, the methods of financing the Court, and the agreement that will be necessary to operate the Court in The Hague. The determination of these...