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

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Early Inter-Allied Discussions
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paragraph 6 in volume 1, chapter 2, The Establishment and Constitution of the Court

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For several years there was little overt interest in the future of the Court, for obvious reasons. However, even in the early stages of the War both official circles and unofficial groups began to consider the problems of the future political organization of the world.1 The Atlantic Charter of 11 August 1941 followed by the Washington Declaration of the United Nations of 1 January 19422 showed acceptance of the principle of some form of general international organization a…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “Early Inter-Allied Discussions”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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