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ASP13 resumed session: Pangalangan elected as judge

Today, at the 13th resumed session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the ICC, states parties held an election to fill a judicial vacancy on the ICC’s bench. After two rounds of voting, Dr. Raul Pangalangan of the … Continue reading

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Challenges ahead for new ICC presidency

The election last month of three female judges to the ICC presidency has been welcomed as a milestone for the Court—and for gender equality in international institutions. Many challenges now lie ahead.

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – An all female ICC presidency

This week, Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi of Argentina was elected ICC president, the first woman to ever hold the position. Judges Joyce Aluoch of Kenya and Kuniko Ozaki of Japan were elected first and second vice president.

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – DRC victims in line for collective reparations

Victims of grave crimes by convicted militia leader Thomas Lubanga in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are in line to receive collective reparations following a key ruling by ICC appeals judges this week.

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Meet the ICC’s new judges

Six new ICC judges will be sworn-in at a ceremony in The Hague on 10 March. Elected last December, the new judges will play a central role in shaping international justice over the next decade. So who are they?

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