Judge Rosario Salvatore Aitala

Nationality: Italy (Western European and other States)

Term: -

Assumed full-time duty:

Elected from: List A on

Assigned to: Pre-Trial Division

Current chamber: Pre-Trial Chamber II

Biography

Judge as of 11 March 2018, for a term of nine years.

Prior to joining the ICC in 2018, Judge Aitala was a senior prosecutor in Rome, where he dealt with international terrorism, international crime as well as international cooperation in criminal matters. He also served as the most senior adviser on international and legal affairs of the President of the Italian Senate, the second most senior institutional figure in the country. 

Judge Aitala has almost three decades of experience in law, criminal phenomena, human rights and international relations. After winning the competitive examination as Judge, he held several judicial positions in Milano, Trapani (Sicily) and Rome, dealing mainly with mafia, organised crime, international terrorism, corruption, financial crime and offences against vulnerable persons.

During his career, Judge Aitala has completed over one hundred medium- and short-term assignments as expert, consultant and lecturer in criminal, international and international criminal law, organised crime, terrorism, money laundering, human rights and institutional building in about 30 countries of Southern and Central America, the Caribbean, the Balkans, Eastern Europe, Asia and the Middle East for a number of international institutions including the United Nations, the European Union and the Council of Europe.

He has taught and researched extensively on criminal and international law, geopolitics and international relations in many academic institutions including the Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome, the Second University of Napoli, and the University of Rome Tor Vergata. He is honorary professor of Criminal Law at the University of Buenos Aires and at the Arben Zylifari Academy in Tirana.

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Situation and Cases

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