Institute of International Law
Institut de Droit international (IDI)
1873-09-11 Ghent Belgium
11 Sep 1873, Ghent (Belgium). Revised statutes adopted; 2 Apr 1910 Paris (France); amended 1913 Oxford (UK), 1947 Lausanne, 1961 Salzburg, 1971 Zagreb (Yugoslavia), 1977 Oslo (Norway), 1993 Milan (Italy), 1995 Lisbon (Portugal), 2005 Krakow (Poland), 2007 Santiago (Chile), 2009 Naples (Italy). Received Nobel Peace Prize in 1904.
Promote the progress of international law by: striving to formulate the general principles of this law, lending its cooperation in the gradual and progressive codification of international law; issuing reasoned legal opinions in doubtful or controversial cases; implement, through various means, the principles of justice and humanity.
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