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From April 10-14, 2023, a resumed session of the UN Sixth (Legal) Committee will be held in New York to discuss the ILC draft articles on crimes against humanity. Important background information for the upcoming session in New York is available here.
On March 13-14, 2023, the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations, joined by the Permanent Mission of France, hosted a two-day workshop on a Convention on Crimes Against Humanity to discuss the ILC 2019 Draft Articles. Organized by Professor Leila Nadya Sadat, and open to all UN Member States and civil society, the […]
2022 saw important advances in the work to negotiate a new global treaty on crimes against humanity. The Spring was devoted to developing a series of practical procedural options that States wishing to advance to negotiations could use to bypass what seemed to be an intractable block posed by the consensus tradition in the U.N. […]
Crimes Against Humanity Initiative Director Leila Nadya Sadat, James Carr Professor of International Criminal Law, carefully followed the meetings of the U.N. Sixth Committee in Fall 2021 and the discussions of the International Law Commission’s Draft Articles on Crimes Against Humanity. Her analysis of the negotiations and the tabulation of State responses, conducted by the […]
Crimes Against Humanity Initiative Director Leila Nadya Sadat and Global Justice Center Akila Radkrishnan have been closely following the work of the UN Sixth Committee delegates as they debate the International Law Commission’s draft articles on crimes against humanity. The negotiations have been very productive this year, but there remain some holdouts which could block […]