International Criminal Court Prosecutor Pledges to Deliver Justice against Crimes Committed in Libya, Briefing Security Council on New Investigation Strategy

28 Apr

Outlining a four-pronged new investigation strategy to the Security Council today, the top prosecutor of the International Criminal Court pledged his commitment to delivering justice against crimes committed in Libya.

In Presidential Statement, Security Council Asks International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals to Submit Progress Report

31 Mar

The Security Council requested the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals today to submit, by 14 April 2022, a report on its work progress since June 2020, including detailed schedules for the ongoing proceedings, as well as factors related to projected completion dates for the remaining cases.

Special Committee on United Nations Charter Opens 2022 Session amid Calls to End Sanctions Use, Uphold Rules-Based International Order

22 Feb

The Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization opened its 2022 session today with delegates debating questions related to sanctions, working methods and the peaceful settlement of disputes.

Briefing Security Council on Darfur, Prosecutor Urges Sudan Government Provide International Criminal Court Safe Access to Crime Scenes, Witnesses

17 Jan

While Sudan remains at a delicate stage of its political transition following its 2018 popular uprising and an October 2021 military coup, accelerated cooperation with the International Criminal Court is the only viable path to ensuring long-delayed justice for the survivors of crimes against humanity in Darfur, the body’s top prosecutor told the Security Council today.

Delivering Judgments on Three Cases, Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals Closer to Fulfilling Its Work, President Tells Security Council

13 Dec

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals — the judicial body that took over the remaining work of the two dedicated tribunals for war crimes committed in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia — has delivered judgments on three cases on schedule, diminishing its active caseload and demonstrating its intention to complete its functions efficiently and effectively, its President told the Security Council today.