Seminar on Cooperation with Focal points of Situation Countries
Technical Event to Enhance Cooperation |
The Hague | Netherlands (the) | Western European and other States
Similar to its predecessor, the purpose of the second Focal Points seminar was to again facilitate direct exchanges between ICC staff and Focal Points from Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Central African Republic, Kenya, Libya, Côte d'Ivoire, and Mali), in relation to judicial and general cooperation activities, developments and challenges. This event was made possible thanks to the financial support of the Netherlands, Finland and France.
ICC technical events focus on enhancing cooperation at operational levels amongst senior legal officials and other experts in Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Ministries of Justice, Ministries of Interior, as well as regional and international organisations, so as to allow the Court to carry out its mandate in an efficient and effective manner. In this regard, the Court’s technical events are specific in nature, focusing in particular on technical issues such as victim and witness protection, cooperation agreements, investigations, freezing of assets, arrest and surrender, enforcement of sentences, implementing legislation, ratification of the Rome Statute, strategies and policies, and the role of national experts in international criminal justice matters.