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African Union v International Criminal Court: episode MLXIII (?)

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

African Union v International Criminal Court: episode MLXIII (?) It never gets boring. At the latest African Union (AU) summit, which wrapped up recently in Addis Ababa, the AU-ICC controversy went into its next round; this time, however, with a rather constructive proposal for easing the tensions that had built …

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Las Naciones Unidas firman un nuevo acuerdo estratégico con la Unión Africana

Antonio Guterres, el Secretario General de la ONU, y Moussa Faki, el presidente de la Comisión de la Unión Africana, firman el acuerdo marco entre la dos organizaciones. Foto: UN Photo/Antonio Fiorente

Las Naciones Unidas firman un nuevo acuerdo estratégico con la Unión Africana 27 de enero, 2018 — El Secretario General de la ONU firmó este sábado un nuevo acuerdo de asociación con la Unión Africana al que calificó de “estrategia fundamental” para implementar el mandato de las Naciones Unidas. Antonio …

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The African Union’s Collective Withdrawal from the ICC: Does Bad Law make for Good Politics?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The African Union’s Collective Withdrawal from the ICC: Does Bad Law make for Good Politics? A number of news outlets reported last week that the African Union (AU) had adopted a strategy for collective withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) (see here, here and here). This follows withdrawals by …

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General Assembly, Adopting Political Text, Pledges to Address Twin Imperatives of Security, Development, in Efforts to End Conflict in Africa

General Assembly, Adopting Political Text, Pledges to Address Twin Imperatives of Security, Development, in Efforts to End Conflict in Africa Declaration Reaffirms Importance of UN-African Union Partnership, Capping Two-day Event amid Calls for Africans to Take Charge of Peace Efforts Recognizing that the “indispensable” partnership between the United Nations and …

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African Union brings Sudan, rebels together for peace talks

African Union brings Sudan, rebels together for peace talks ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The African Union on Wednesday brought together for the first time for peace talks Sudan and insurgents fighting government troops in two states bordering South Sudan, in a conflict that has affected almost a million people.  Fighting …

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A case of negative regional complementarity? Giving the African Court of Justice and Human Rights Jurisdiction over International Crimes

A case of negative regional complementarity? Giving the African Court of Justice and Human Rights Jurisdiction over International Crimes Max du Plessis, Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict.  He is an Associate Professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban; Senior Research Associate, International Crime in Africa Programme, …

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The African Union’s Response to the ICC’s Decisions on Bashir’s Immunity: Will the ICJ Get Another Immunity Case?

The African Union’s Response to the ICC’s Decisions on Bashir’s Immunity: Will the ICJ Get Another Immunity Case? After deciding the Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy: Greece intervening) case (about which I and others will have more to say on the blog soon), there is the prospect of …

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Charter of the Organization of African Unity

We, the Heads of African States and Governments assembled in the City of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Convinced that it is the inalienable right of all people to control their own destiny, Conscious of the fact that freedom, equality, justice and dignity are essential objectives for the achievement of the legitimate …

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Addressing the African Union’s Proposal to Allow the UN General Assembly to Defer ICC Prosecutions

Addressing the African Union’s Proposal to Allow the UN General Assembly to Defer ICC ProsecutionsOne of the aspects of the stand-off between the African Union (AU) and the International Criminal Court (ICC) regarding the proceedings against Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir is the call by AU for the United Nations Security Council …

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Protocol on the Establishment of an African Court of Human Rights

PROTOCOL ON THE STATUTE OF THE AFRICAN COURT OF JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS The Member States of the African Union, Parties to this Protocol, RECALLING the objectives and principles enunciated in the Constitutive Act of the African Union, adopted on 11 July 2000 in Lome, Togo, in particular the commitment …

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OAU Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa (Bamako Convention)

Adopted 30 January 1991 Bamako, Mali PREAMBLE The Parties to this Convention, 1.  Mindful of the growing threat to human health and the environment posed by the increased generation and the complexity of hazardous wastes, 2.  Further mindful that the most effective way of protecting human health and the environment …

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OAU Declaration on a Mechanism for Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution (Cairo Declaration)

We, the Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity, meeting in our Twenty-ninth Ordinary Session in Cairo, Egypt, from 28 – 30 June 1993, having considered the situations of conflict in our Continent and recalling the Declaration we adopted on 11th July 1990, on the Political …

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