Secretary-General Appoints Judge Graciela Susana Gatti Santana President of International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

27 Jun

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Judge Graciela Susana Gatti Santana of Uruguay as President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (the Mechanism) for a term commencing on 1 July 2022.  The decision was made after consulting the President of the Security Council and the judges of the Mechanism.

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.