4 December 1954

UN General Assembly resolution 895 (IX) on the Question of Defining Aggression

General Assembly
Ninth Session
4 December 1954

Resolutions adopted on the reports of the Sixth Committee

895 (IX). Question of defining aggression

The General Assembly,

Recalling its resolutions 599 (VI) of 31 January 1952 and 688 (VII) of 20 December 1952,

Considering that the discussions to which the question of defining aggression gave rise at the ninth session of the General Assembly have revealed the need to co-ordinate the views expressed by the States Members,

1. Decides to establish a Special Committee comprising one representative of each of the following States Members: China, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, France, Iraq, Israel, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Syria, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America and Yugoslavia, which will meet at United Nations Headquarters in 1956;

2. Requests the Special Committee to submit to the General Assembly at its eleventh session a detailed report followed by a draft definition of aggression, having regard to the ideas expressed at the ninth session of the General Assembly and to the draft resolutions and amendments submitted;

3. Decides to place the question on the provisional agenda of the eleventh session of the General Assembly.

504th plenary meeting,
4 December 1954.

Tienda de Libros Radio Nizkor On-Line Donations

Crime of Aggression
small logoThis document has been published on 29Oct10 by the Equipo Nizkor and Derechos Human Rights. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this material is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.