German Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney underlines the importance of modern international criminal law
Ambassodor Dr. Martin Ney spoke at the opening of a seminar on international criminal law and its philosophical foundations. The seminar was co-organised by the International Nuremberg Principles Academy, co-founded by Ambassador Dr. Ney, former Legal Adviser of the German Foreign Office. Enlarge image Ambassador Dr. Ney at the seminar (© German Embassy New Delhi)
Dr. Ney underlined that International Criminal Law is at the pinnacle of almost 2000 years of legal efforts to curb the atrocities of war. The Nuremberg judgements 1945 and the Nuremberg principles changed social mores and had an enduring impact on the way we think. Enlarge image Ambassador Dr. Ney at the seminar (© German Embassy New Delhi) The Nuremberg principles wanted to create a new, peaceful world order – an international order based on laws.
Dr. Ney stressed that they became a cornerstone of a rules-based international order. Both India and Germany are key partners that subscribe to such an international order.