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« La coopération est le fondement des efforts pour rendre justice aux victimes » : le Procureur de la Cour pénale internationale, Fatou Bensouda, reçoit une délégation du gouvernement de la République centrafricaine

31/10/2014

Aujourd'hui, le 31 octobre 2014, le Procureur de la Cour pénale internationale (CPI), Mme Fatou Bensouda, a reçu au siège de la Cour, à La Haye, M. Gabriel Faustin M'bodou, Ministre de la Justice, Garde des Sceaux, Chargé de la réforme judiciaire et des Droits de l'Homme de la République centrafricaine (RCA), ainsi que M. Maurice Dibert-Dollet, Procureur Général de la RCA. Ils se sont entretenus au sujet de la coopération de la RCA avec la Cour, en particulier dans le cadre de la nouvelle enquête ouverte le 24 septembre 2014.

ICC President addresses United Nations General Assembly, calls for universal ratification of the Rome Statute

31/10/2014

On 30 October 2014, Judge Sang-Hyun Song addressed the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in his capacity as President of the International Criminal Court (ICC). In delivering the Court's annual report to the UN, President Song acknowledged the fundamental partnership that exists between the UN and the ICC, as both organizations are "based on the ideals of peace, security and respect for human rights, and the realisation that these goals can only be attained through the rule of law and international cooperation". He called upon all States to join the ICC, stressing that "the values of the Rome Statute reflect global solidarity and commitment to peace, security and international law".

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.

Proceedings

Courtroom I

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Courtroom II

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