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Le Président de la CPI s’adresse à l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies et appelle à la ratification universelle du Statut de Rome

31/10/2014

Le 30 octobre 2014, le juge Sang-Hyun Song s'est adressé à l'Assemblée générale de l'Organisation des Nations Unies (ONU) en sa qualité de Président de la Cour pénale internationale (CPI). Dans sa présentation du rapport annuel de la Cour à l'ONU, le Président Song a reconnu le partenariat fondamental existant entre l'ONU et la CPI, des organisations « fondées sur des idéaux de paix, de sécurité et de respect pour les droits de l'homme et sur le constat que la réalisation de ces objectifs ne peut passer que par la primauté du droit et la coopération internationale ». Il a appelé tous les États à rejoindre la CPI, soulignant que « que les valeurs consacrées par le Statut de Rome sont celles de la solidarité universelle et de l'attachement à la paix, à la sécurité et au droit international ».  

ICC holds first sub-regional Seminar of Counsel and the Legal Profession in Dakar, Senegal

27/10/2014

Building on the many years of continuing dialogue between the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the legal profession and civil society, the ICC is today, 27 October 2014, holding its first sub-regional Seminar of Counsel and the Legal Profession in Dakar (Senegal).  The aim of the event, the first of its kind to be organised in Africa by the Registry of the ICC, is to help build the knowledge of members of the legal profession in law, ICC practice and issues concerning the rule of law, to facilitate the sharing of experience and good practice, and to discuss topics of interest to the legal profession.

Justice plays a “crucial role” in maintaining international peace and security: ICC Prosecutor briefs the United Nations Security Council

24/10/2014

On Thursday, 23 October 2014, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC or the Court), Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, briefed the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in New York,  in an open debate on the constructive role the Council can play in support of the exercise of the Office of the Prosecutor's independent mandate, organized by the Argentine presidency of the UNSC.

Aimé Kilolo Musamba, Narcisse Arido and Fidèle Babala Wandu released from ICC custody

23/10/2014

Situation: Central African Republic
Case: The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, Aimé Kilolo Musamba, Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo, Fidèle Babala Wandu and Narcisse Arido

Aimé Kilolo Musamba, Narcisse Arido and Fidèle Babala Wandu were released from the custody of the International Criminal Court (ICC) following a decision by Pre-Trial Chamber II granting them interim release. The suspects shall appear before the Court when requested by the Judges.

Bemba, Kilolo et al. case: ICC Pre-Trial Chamber II grants interim release to four suspects

21/10/2014

Situation: Central African Republic
Case: The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, Aimé Kilolo Musamba, Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo, Fidèle Babala Wandu and Narcisse Arido

Today, 21 October 2014, Judge Cuno Tarfusser, Single Judge of Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC), reviewed motu proprio the detention of the suspects in the case The Prosecutor v. Bemba, Kilolo et al. and ordered the release of Aimé Kilolo Musamba, Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo, Fidèle Babala Wandu and Narcisse Arido.

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