Tag Archives: Cooperation

Ten ways states can support the ICC

The ICC relies on states to enforce its decisions, arrest fugitives, protect victims and witnesses, and host convicted and acquitted persons. Without this cooperation, international justice simply cannot function. Here are 10 of the many ways for states to support the ICC system.

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#GlobalJustice Weekly – Burundi on the brink

In response to increasing violence in Burundi, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has warned against the commission of ICC crimes in the country. Burundi is a state party to the Rome Statute. Meanwhile, the UN Security Council adopted a resolution calling … Continue reading

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Assembly of States Parties 14 – The basics

The International Criminal Court’s governing body begins its annual session next week to discuss matters crucial to the future of international justice. But what is the Assembly of States Parties and what’s up for discussion? Here are the basics.

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Togo: Adopt law to fight atrocity crimes

The president of Togo should urge parliament to pass a long-delayed bill on a new criminal code to allow for prosecutions of atrocity crimes. Add your voice now.

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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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