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Goran Bandov
Dorotea Ogorec


The paper focuses on the analysis of the problem of defining the crime of aggression in international law and international relations, focusing primarily on the historical development of the term from its initial directed efforts, all the way to its modern outcomes. Observing in a historical manner, the establishment of the definition of the crime of aggression, as well as its aligning under criminal offenses has encountered several obstacles which resulted in a continuous delay of clearly defining what exactly would the crime of aggression encompass. In order to fully understand the matter, the importance of several international documents is undeniable, especially the Charter of the United Nations as well as the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.


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Bandov, Goran, and Dorotea Ogorec. 2020. “CRIME OF AGGRESSION IN INTERNATIONAL LAW AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS”. Journal of Liberty and International Affairs 6 (1):48-69.
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Goran Bandov, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Goran Bandov PhD, Lawyer and Politic Scientist, Associate Professor at University of Zagreb (Croatia, EU) is a European expert in international relations and international law. Prof. Bandov is a full fellow of Global Young Academy and an associate fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science.

Dorotea Ogorec, Central State Office for the Development of Digital Society, Croatia

Dorotea Ogorec, mag.iur., Lawyer, Expert Assistant in the Department for Legal Affairs and Human Resources Management at the Central State Office for the Development of Digital Society.