Formulation of the principles recognized in the Charter of the Nürnberg Tribunal and in the judgment of the Tribunal

II. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED ON THE REPORTS OF THE SIXTH COMMITTEE
177. Formulation of the principles recognized in the Charter of the Nürnberg Tribunal and in the judgment of the Tribunal

The General Assembly Decides to entrust the formulation of the principles of international law recognized in the charter of the Nürnberg Tribunal and in the judgment of the Tribunal to the International Law Commission, the members of which will, in accordance with resolution 174(II), be elected at the next session of the General Assembly, and Directs the Commission to

(a) Formulate the principles of international law recognized in the Charter of the Nürnberg Tribunal and in the judgment of the Tribunal, and

(b) Prepare a draft code of offences against the peace and security of mankind, indicating clearly the place to be accorded to the principles mentioned in sub-paragraph (a) above.

Hundred and twenty-third plenary meeting,
21 November 1947.
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