High-Level Seminar “The ICC and South America”: 7-8 June 2018
Regional Cooperation Seminar |
Quito | Ecuador | Latin American and Caribbean States
On 7 and 8 June 2018, the High-Level Seminar "The International Criminal Court (ICC) and South America: Opportunities and challenges for cooperation and the exchange of experiences within the framework of the 20 years of the Rome Statute" will be held at the Secretariat of the Union of South American Nations' Headquarters in Quito, Republic of Ecuador. It is organised jointly by the ICC and the Government of Ecuador, with the financial support of the European Commission. The Seminar will gather representatives of South American States Parties to the Rome Statute and aims to increase cooperation in the international criminal justice system by enhancing understanding about the ICC cooperation regime, increasing dialogue, promoting efforts towards the universality of the Rome Statute, and reinforcing high-level and technical contacts and partnerships.
The ICC’s High-Level Regional Cooperation Seminars aim to enhance cooperation with the Court by increasing understanding about the ICC’s cooperation regime amongst the invitees; promoting dialogue and efforts towards universality of the Rome Statute; and reinforcing high-level and technical-level contacts and partnerships amongst the Court and key interlocutors. Target audiences include Heads of State, Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Justice, and senior officials in charge of operational issues related to the ICC and/or international judicial assistance in criminal matters.