History

1946

UNGA Resolution A/RES/94(1) of 11 December 1946 the UN, inspired by the work of the Nuremberg and Tokyo Tribunals, contributed to an emerging international criminal law by reaffirming the principles of international law recognised by the Charter of the Nuremberg Tribunal and the judgment of the Tribunal, and gave directions to “treat as a matter of primary importance plans for the formulation, in the context of a general codification of offences against the peace and security of mankind, or of an International Criminal Code, of the principles recognised in the Charter of the Nuremberg Tribunal and in the judgment of the Tribunal”

1947

UNGA Resolution A/RES/177 (II) of 21 November 1947 directed to ILC to prepare a Draft Code of offences against the peace and security of mankind
1948 Genocide Convention Takes Place

1948

UNGA Resolution A/RES/260(III)B of 9 December 1948 invited the ILC to “study the desirability and possibility of establishing an international judicial organ for the trial or persons charged with genocide or other crimes over which jurisdiction will be conferred upon that organ by international conventions” and requested the ILC “in carrying out this task, to pay attention to the possibility of establishing a Criminal Chamber of the International Court of Justice”
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