Judge Antoine Kesia-Mbe Mindua

Second Vice-President

Nationality: Democratic Republic of the Congo (the) (African States)

Term: -

Assumed full-time duty:

Elected from: List B on

Assigned to: Pre-Trial Division

Previously assigned to: Pre-Trial Division (11 March 2012 - 16 March 2021)

Current chamber: Trial Chamber X, Trial Chamber VIII, Pre-Trial Chamber II

President of the Pre-Trial Division: 10/04/2018 - 10/04/2019

Biography

Judge as of 11 March 2015 for a term of nine years. 

Judge Antoine Kesia-Mbe Mindua (1956) studied law and political science in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo), in Nancy and Strasbourg (France) and in Geneva (Switzerland).

After receiving his doctorate in International Law from the University of Geneva in 1995, he served first as a Legal Officer and Chief of the Judicial Proceedings Support Unit at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha (Tanzania), from 1996 to 2001, and later as a Trial Judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague (Netherlands), from 2006 to date without interruption.

Judge Mindua was also Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Swiss Confederation in Bern (Switzerland) and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva, from 2001 to 2006. During his tenure in Geneva, Dr Mindua held a number of multilateral posts, including Vice-Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Chairman of the Group of 77 and China, and Coordinator of the Group of 21 at the United Nations Conference on Disarmament.

Judge Mindua is also a Professor at the Universities of Kinshasa and Geneva. He teaches public international law and international criminal law.

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Situation and Cases

Current situations and cases:
The Prosecutor v. Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud - Trial Chamber X (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi - Trial Chamber VIII (Presiding)
Situation in the Central African Republic - Pre-Trial Chamber II
Situation in the Central African Republic II - Pre-Trial Chamber II
Situation in Uganda - Pre-Trial Chamber II
Situation in Darfur, Sudan - Pre-Trial Chamber II
Situation in the Republic of Kenya - Pre-Trial Chamber II
Situation in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire - Pre-Trial Chamber II
Situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan - Pre-Trial Chamber II
Situation in the Republic of Burundi - Pre-Trial Chamber II
The Prosecutor v. Omar Hassan Ahmad Al Bashir - Pre-Trial Chamber II
The Prosecutor v. Joseph Kony and Vincent Otti - Pre-Trial Chamber II
The Prosecutor v. Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein - Pre-Trial Chamber II
The Prosecutor v. Simone Gbagbo - Pre-Trial Chamber II
The Prosecutor v. Walter Osapiri Barasa - Pre-Trial Chamber II
The Prosecutor v. Ahmad Muhammad Harun ("Ahmad Harun") - Pre-Trial Chamber II
The Prosecutor v. Philip Kipkoech Bett - Pre-Trial Chamber II
Situation in Ukraine - Pre-Trial Chamber II
Past situations and cases:
The Prosecutor v. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi - Trial Chamber VIII ( 2 May 2016 - 20 March 2018 )
Situation in the Republic of Burundi - Pre-Trial Chamber III ( 23 August 2017 - 16 March 2018 )
The Prosecutor v. Simone Gbagbo - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 16 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 ) (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Paul Gicheru and Philip Kipkoech Bett - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 16 March 2018 - 2 November 2020 ) (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Walter Osapiri Barasa - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 16 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 ) (Presiding)
Situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 16 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 ) (Presiding)
Situation in the Republic of Burundi - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 16 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 ) (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Omar Hassan Ahmad Al Bashir - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 16 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 ) (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Joseph Kony and Vincent Otti - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 16 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 ) (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 16 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 ) (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Ahmad Muhammad Harun ("Ahmad Harun") and Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman ("Ali Kushayb") - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 16 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 ) (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi - Trial Chamber VIII ( 20 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 )
Situation in the Central African Republic - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 20 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 )
Situation in the Central African Republic II - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 20 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 )
Situation in Uganda - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 20 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 )
Situation in Darfur, Sudan - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 20 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 )
Situation in the Republic of Kenya - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 20 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 )
Situation in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 20 March 2018 - 16 March 2021 )
The Prosecutor v. Alfred Yekatom - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 17 November 2018 - 20 February 2019 ) (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 7 December 2018 - 20 February 2019 ) (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Alfred Yekatom and Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 20 February 2019 - 17 March 2020 ) (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman ("Ali Kushayb") - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 12 June 2020 - 16 March 2021 ) (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Ahmad Muhammad Harun ("Ahmad Harun") - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 12 June 2020 - 16 March 2021 ) (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Philip Kipkoech Bett - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 11 December 2020 - 16 March 2021 ) (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Mahamat Said Abdel Kani - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 25 January 2021 - 16 March 2021 ) (Presiding)
The Prosecutor v. Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman ("Ali Kushayb") - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 16 March 2021 - 21 July 2021 )
The Prosecutor v. Mahamat Said Abdel Kani - Pre-Trial Chamber II ( 16 March 2021 - 14 December 2021 )