ICJ Bulletin no. 5 (June 1956)

In view of the developments related to the Internal Congress of Jurists in Athens in June 1955, this bulletin focuses on a survey of the organization,past achievements, present work and future activities of the Commission, particularly by delegates to the Athens Congress.

This edition contains:

  • The aftermath of the Athens Congress
  • The purposes andmethods of action of the Commission
  • The meaning of the Rule of law
  • Activities of the Commission
  • Cooperation with national sections
  • Information regarding abuses of the Rule of law
  • Law and co-existence
  • The Commission’s responsibility in the world as a whole
  • Investigation of the implications of the Rule of law
  • Vienna Conference in the spring of 1957
  • The publications of the Commission
  • Tasks for the individual lawyer
  • The organization of the International Commission of Jurists
  • Central organization
  • National groups
      Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Cuba, England, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Sweden, Turkey, United States of America, Uruguay
  • Appendix: Adherence of the College of Advocates of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, to the Act of Athens

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