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Archivo de Etiquetas: Assembly of States Parties

Dossier 2018 – Semana 15

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Semana 15 – 9 al 15 abril de 2018 La cumbre de las Américas sentencia el final de la era bolivariana en la región La cumbre de las Américas sentencia el final de la era bolivariana en la región Morales se queda solo con Cuba en su apoyo a Maduro …

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Aggression and Criminal Responsibility (for Whom?)

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Aggression and Criminal Responsibility (for Whom?) by Nikola Hajdin [Nikola Hajdin is a doctoral candidate in international law at Stockholm University and a fellow at the Stockholm Centre for International Law and Justice] On December the 14th, 2017, the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute adopted a resolution …

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The Activation of the Crime of Aggression in Perspective

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The Activation of the Crime of Aggression in Perspective In its final hours soon after midnight of 14 December 2017, the 16th Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court decided to activate the Court‘s jurisdiction over the crime of aggression. This is the effect …

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Why the New Weapons Amendments (Should) Apply to Non-States Parties

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Why the New Weapons Amendments (Should) Apply to Non-States Parties by Kevin Jon Heller Although aggression received most of the attention at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) last month, the ASP also adopted a series of amendments to Art. 8 of the Rome Statute, the war-crimes provision, prohibiting the use …

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One Step Forward for International Criminal Law; One Step Backwards for Jurisdiction

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One Step Forward for International Criminal Law; One Step Backwards for Jurisdiction by Jennifer Trahan [Jennifer Trahan is Associate Professor, The Center for Global Affairs, NYU-SPS and Chair of the International Criminal Court Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association] On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the ICC’s …

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The International Criminal Court Gets Jurisdiction Over the Crime of Aggression

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The International Criminal Court Gets Jurisdiction Over the Crime of Aggression The Assembly of States Parties to the Statute of the International Criminal Court has, overnight (New York time), adopted a resolution which activates the jurisdiction of the Court over the crime of aggression. This was the culmination of intense negotiations …

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The Puzzling US Submission to the Assembly of States Parties

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The Puzzling US Submission to the Assembly of States Parties by Kevin Jon Heller The US submission to the ASP has finally appeared. It is not very long — about 1.5 pages — but manages to pack in a good number of false claims and bizarre interpretations of the Rome …

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Election Rules for ICC Judges: A Balanced Bench Through Quasi-Quotas

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Election Rules for ICC Judges: A Balanced Bench Through Quasi-Quotas At its 16th session starting today (Monday 4 December) in New York, the ICC Assembly of States Parties (ASP) will proceed to elect six new judges for the Court. In doing so, the ASP will follow a special procedure that …

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The Kampala Amendments on the Crime of Aggression Before Activation: Evaluating the Legal Framework of a Political Compromise

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The Kampala Amendments on the Crime of Aggression Before Activation: Evaluating the Legal Framework of a Political Compromise by Astrid Reisinger Coracini [Astrid Reisinger Coracini is is Lecturer at the University of Salzburg and Director of the Salzburg Law School on International Criminal Law, Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law (SLS). …

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The ICC Assembly of States Parties Prepares to Activate the ICC’s Jurisdiction over the Crime of Aggression: But Who Will be Covered by that Jurisdiction?

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The ICC Assembly of States Parties Prepares to Activate the ICC’s Jurisdiction over the Crime of Aggression: But Who Will be Covered by that Jurisdiction? The states parties to the Statute of the International Criminal Court have been meeting in New York recently to begin discussions that it is hoped …

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

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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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ICC Assembly of States Parties Urged to Decide on Status of Palestine.

ICC Assembly of States Parties Urged to Decide on Status of Palestine. In April of this year, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court indicated, in an official statement, that he was not competent to decide whether Palestine is a State such that it can accept the jurisdiction of the ICC under Article 12(3) of the ICC …

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