(Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series on a proposed Convention on the Preventio...

As the Draft Crimes Against Humanity Treaty Moves Forward, a View on How It Relates to the Rome Statute for the ICC – Just Security

(Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series on a proposed Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes Against Humanity, due to be considered in discussions that resume on Oct. 8 in the Sixth Committee, the U.N. General Assembly’s primary forum for discussion of legal questions.)In 2019, the International Law Commission of the United Nations completed its second and final reading of the Draft Convention on the Prohibition and Punishment of Crimes Against Humanity (draft convention). Supporters of the draft convention hope that it will become an international convention in the near future. The draft convention was drafted …

 

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