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United Kingdom donates a second £500,000 to ICC Trust Fund for Victims

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The Hague - In a major speech marking the 10th Anniversary of the International Criminal Court, delivered in The Hague on 9 July, Foreign Secretary William Hague of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland announced a donation of half a million British Pounds to the ICC Trust Fund for Victims. It is the second year in a row that the UK is making such a significant donation.

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Swedish donation is significant boost to resources Trust Fund for Victims

New York, 16 December 2012

The Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) has announced a voluntary contribution of 10 million Swedish crowns - approximately 1.1 million Euros - to the Trust Fund for Victims at the International Criminal Court.

The announcement was made by the Swedish Government at the occasion of the 10th annual meeting of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute, which established both the Court and the Trust Fund.

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Report on the activities of the Court (ICC-ASP/10/39)

Assembly of States Parties

Tenth session

New York, 12-21 December 2011

I. Introduction

  1. The present report provides an overview of the activities of the International Criminal Court (the “Court”) during the period 11 October 2010 to 3 October 2011.

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Le Président de la Cour pénale internationale s’adresse à l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies : « Le soutien international en faveur de la Cour n’a cessé de grandir »

Le 26 octobre 2011, le juge Sang-Hyun Song, Président de la Cour pénale internationale (CPI), a présenté le septième rapport annuel de la CPI à l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies. « Avec deux nouvelles enquêtes et plusieurs nouvelles affaires, la Cour est plus occupée que jamais », a‑t‑il déclaré, ajoutant que le soutien international en faveur de la Cour n’a cessé de grandir et que les États parties au Statut de Rome sont désormais au nombre de 119.

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Judge Daniel David Nsereko Ntanda addresses the legal community and the civil society organisations in Kampala, Uganda

On 6 May 2011, Judge Daniel David Nsereko Ntanda, from the Appeals Division of the International Criminal Court (ICC), completed a two-day visit to Kampala, Uganda. During this visit, he addressed the legal community and civil society organisations on the relationship between the ICC and Africa and the possibilities for African legal professionals to join the ICC list of counsel and assistants to counsel authorized to practice before the Court.

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Le Royaume-Uni verse une contribution en faveur du Fonds au profit des victimes

La Haye - Au cours de la réunion annuelle du Conseil de direction du Fonds au profit des victimes qui s'est tenue à La Haye, aux Pays-Bas, le 21 mars 2011, le Royaume-Uni de Grande?Bretagne et d'Irlande du Nord a annoncé le versement à ce fonds d'une contribution de 500 000 livres.

« Lors de la Conférence de révision que l'Assemblée des États parties à la CPI a tenue en 2010, le Gouvernement britannique s'est engagé à jouer un rôle actif pour que justice soit rendue aux victimes de crimes graves, notamment en renouvelant son soutien au

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Outreach Report 2010

Introduction

The Outreach Unit of the International Criminal Court (ICC) conducts activities to reach communities affected by alleged crimes in situations and cases brought before the Court.

The Outreach Unit's programmes aim to cultivate a level of awareness and understanding of the ICC's mandate and mode of operations, promote access to and understanding of judicial proceedings, and foster realistic expectations about the Court's work. This in turn will engender greater local community participation in Court proceedings

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ICC Registrar holds Seminar, proposes ways ahead, for the Registry's role in providing support and assistance to victims

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On 8 and 9 November, the Registrar of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Ms Silvana Arbia, brought together external and internal experts, including Registry staff working in the different situation countries, at the seat of the Court for a special Seminar of the Registry's role in providing support and assistance to victims. The seminar was also attended by representatives of the other organs, the Office of Public Counsel for Victims and for Defence.

The Seminar included presentations and

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The ICC President addresses the United Nations General Assembly: 'The ICC has continued its progress on many fronts'

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Today, the President of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Judge Sang-Hyun Song presented the Court's sixth annual report to the United Nations General Assembly, highlighting some of the judicial developments of the past year including the issuance of its first warrant of arrest for the crime of genocide, the start of a second trial, and the voluntary appearance of three suspects before the Court.

In his address, Judge Song discussed the Review Conference of the Rome Statute held in Kampala, Uganda from

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The ICC marks the Day of International Criminal Justice with affected communities in northern Uganda

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Consistent with the Court's outreach strategy to expand its reach to the most affected communities, the International Criminal Court's (ICC) Field Outreach Unit marked the Day of International Criminal Justice with the war affected communities of Lukodi village in the Gulu district, of the Acholi sub-region of northern Uganda.

Over 180 members of the community consisting largely of women, youths and children's groups turned up to commemorate the special day on 17 July.

In 2004, over 60 Lukodi residents were

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ICC Outreach Unit facilitates children's dialogue in Uganda

Thousands of children who have suffered and are still suffering crimes of an international nature during armed conflicts were honoured by their Ugandan peers during events organised by the ICC Outreach Unit in the district of Gulu, on 16 June, to commemorate the Day of the African Child, observed across Africa.

The commemorative acts included an outreach session and a one hour radio talk show. The outreach session was attended by 1,600 children, aged 13 to 19, from four secondary schools in the Gulu district namely, Awere Secondary School, Sacred Heart Secondary School,

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ICC: Review Conference concludes the general debate and adopts the Kampala Declaration

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The Review Conference concluded its general debate on 1 June, with a total of 84 States (67 States Parties and 17 observers), along with Palestine, international organizations and NGOs having taken the floor to reiterate their commitment to the ICC mission of fighting against impunity, bringing justice to victims and deterring future atrocities.

With regard to the stocktaking of international criminal justice, a number of States emphasized the need of cooperation for the effectiveness of the ICC, the role of victims as the main stakeholders

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The ICC President interacts with affected communities in northern Uganda

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On 29 and 30 May 2010, the President of the ICC, Judge Sang-Hyun Song, paid a two-day visit to Gulu district in the Acholi sub-region (north Uganda) to interact with various groups of affected communities and listen to their views and concerns in relation to the mandate and operations of the Court.

In the course of his various meetings, the President responded to questions raised by the audience regarding the outstanding arrest warrants for members of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), state cooperation and reparations for victims, as well as on the role of

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ICC and IBA jointly launch campaign to engage African women to practice in proceedings before the Court

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Today, the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the International Bar Association (IBA) jointly launched a six month campaign to increase the number of women lawyers authorised to represent defendants or victims at the ICC. In this first phase the campaign will focus on African countries. Following an evaluation of the success of the campaign, the possibility of an expansion to other regions of the world will be considered.

"Achieving equal representation of female counsel is essential for the ICC", said the Registrar of

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ICC Outreach Unit joins women in war affected communities in celebrations marking International Women's Day in Uganda

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The Kampala Field Outreach Unit today joined over two hundred women from war-affected communities to celebrate International Women's Day. The meeting, which took place in the parish of Awal Wal, brought together women from the nearby Soroti district villages of Amoru, Takaramiam, Damasiko and Arubela in the Teso sub-region of north-eastern Uganda.

Among the issues discussed during the meeting were the mandate of the Court and the role of the ICC in relation to sexual and gender-based crimes. ICC Outreach Officials explained that

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The President of the Assembly visits Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Addis Ababa

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The President of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, H.E. Mr. Christian Wenaweser (Liechtenstein), visited Uganda from 24 to 27 January 2010 in order to discuss the preparations for the Review Conference, scheduled to take place from 31 May to 11 June in Kampala.

During his visit, President Wenaweser met H.E. Mr. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the President of Uganda, as well as H.E. Mr. Frederick Ruhindi, Deputy Attorney-General/Minister, and the H.E.

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Le Président de l'Assemblée se rend en Ouganda, en République démocratique du Congo et à Addis-Abeba

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Le Président de l'Assemblée des états Parties au Statut de Rome de la Cour pénale internationale, S.E. Monsieur Christian Wenaweser (Liechtenstein), s'est rendu en Ouganda du 24 au 27 janvier 2010 pour discuter des préparatifs de la Conférence de révision, qui doit se tenir du 31 mai au 11 juin à Kampala.

Lors de sa visite, le Président Wenaweser a rencontré S.E. Monsieur Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, Président de l'Ouganda, S.E. Monsieur Frederick Ruhindi, Procureur général adjoint et Ministre d'état, S.E. H. Okello Oryem, Ministre d'état aux affaires étrangères,

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The President of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute interacts with war-affected communities in the Acholi sub-region of northern Uganda

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As part of the preparations for the Review Conference of the Rome Statute scheduled to take place in Kampala, Uganda from 31 May until 11 June, 2010, the President of the Assembly of States Party (ASP) visited Uganda for a three-day mission. In order to raise awareness and publicise this Review Conference, the Outreach Unit of the ICC, in partnership with No Peace Without Justice, the Human Rights Network of Uganda and the Uganda Coalition for the International Criminal Court organised yesterday a community outreach meeting in Tingkidi village, in the Acholi