Category Archives: Europe

#GlobalJustice Weekly – Georgia probe on horizon? | Botswana backs ICC

In global justice news this week: ICC prosecutor to request investigation into 2008 Georgia-Russia conflict; Botswana backs ICC at UN general assembly; Calls for probe into Kunduz airstrike; and news on Darfur, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali & much more.

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Universality and implementing the Rome Statute – What are the challenges?

  Civil society and ICC representatives debated the challenges to universal ratification and implementation of the Rome Statute, the ICC’s founding treaty, at an event organized by the Hague Institute for Global Justice last week.

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ICC requests 17% budget increase for growing workload

Next week, 22 September, the ICC’s financial oversight body meets to discuss the Court’s 2016 budget request – a 17% increase from last year. So what exactly is the ICC asking for?

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How global civil society is celebrating International Justice Day

17 July is International Justice Day, celebrating the adoption of the ICC Rome Statute in 1998. Our Coalition members around the world have plenty of activities and events planned to commemorate this important date and tell the world why #JusticeMatters.

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Mexico and EU urged to criminalize ICC crimes

Civil society in Mexico and Europe are calling on the Mexican government and European Union (EU) member states to advance the fight against impunity by criminalizing war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.

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