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Passing of Kofi Annan

The ICCBA Executive Council, on behalf of all members, express their deepest condolences to the family and friends of former UN Secretary-General, Koffi Annan, who passed away on 18 August 2018. Koffi Annan was a passionate advocate of justice and world peace. He has died when the world needs him most.

Passing of Luis Del Castillo Aragón

It is with great sadness that the International Criminal Court Bar Association (ICCBA) was informed of the passing of Luis Del Castillo Aragón. The ICCBA Executive Council, on behalf of all members, expresses their condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time. The ICCBA also sends its condolences to the Bar of Barcelona and the International Criminal Bar. Luis Del Castillo Aragón was a former Dean of the Bar Association of Barcelona and was former President and co-founder of the International Criminal Bar (ICB). During his career he was the recipient of many awards for defending human rights. His funeral will be held on Wednesday 8 August 2018 at 11am at Tanatori Les Corts in

Victims Committee Produces Series of Introductory Videos

The ICCBA Victims Committee has produced a series of introductory videos which are now available on the Victims Committee page. The purpose of the videos is a give an introduction to the various aspects of representing victims at the International Criminal Court. The following videos are available: Introductory video about Victims' Participation at the ICC by Jens Dieckmann, Vice President for Victims and Chair of the Victims Committee. Introductory video about the Office of Public Counsel for Victims OPCV) by Paolina Massidda, Principal Counsel of the Office and Member of the Victims Committee. Introductory video about the Victims Participation and Reparations Section (VPRS) within the Regi

African States Request for an advisory opinion of the ICJ on the legal obligations of States...

On 18 July 2018, the Representative of Kenya submitted a request to the UN General Assembly to include in the provisional agenda for the 73rd session a Request for an advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the consequences of legal obligations of States under different sources of international law with respect to immunities of Heads of State and Government and other senior officials. The full document is available here.

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