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ASP 14: How can ICC trials be more efficient?

Criticisms of drawn-out courtroom proceedings have long dogged international criminal tribunals, and the International Criminal Court is no exception. While a measure of feet-finding was to be expected for the Court’s first trials, it is now vital to significantly reduce … Continue reading

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ASP 14 Day 5: Promoting global justice

On day five of the 14th session of the Assembly of States Parties in The Hague, states discussed cooperation the “omnibus resolution.” Side events touched upon grave crimes committed in Ukraine and Syria, the prosecution of sexual and gender based … Continue reading

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ASP 14: “Historic advances on human rights are under attack”

Historic advances in democracy, justice, human rights, and the rule of law are under severe attack said William R. Pace, convenor of the Coalition for the ICC, in his address to the 14th Assembly of States Parties.

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ASP 14 Day 4: Making victims heard

Day four of the annual Assembly of States Parties continued in The Hague today, with the discussion of the ICC’s 2016 budget and the omnibus resolution, along with several side events on strengthening the Court’s presence in the field and victims experiences of … Continue reading

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ASP 14 Day 3: Assembly debates Kenya and South Africa requests

Day three of the annual Assembly of States Parties continued in The Hague today, with the plenary discussing cooperation before considering additional agenda items submitted by Kenya and South Africa, and several side events organized by civil society, governments and others.

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