Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015

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The Dumbarton Oaks Proposals
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paragraph 7 in volume 1, chapter 2, The Establishment and Constitution of the Court

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With the publication of the Moscow Declaration of 30 October 1943, preparations for the establishment of the general international organization entered a new phase. It was agreed at Moscow that representatives of the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union should conduct a preliminary informal exchange of views on the questions connected with the establishment of an international organization for the maintenance of international peace and security.1 On 21 August…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Dumbarton Oaks Proposals”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 02 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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