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Delegates cast their votes during judicial elections at the 11th Assembly of States Parties, New York, 2012. © CICC/Solal Gaillard.
ICC seeks Asia-Pacific judge

ICC member states have until 31 March to put forward candidates to fill a judicial vacancy on the Court’s bench – a position left open by the resignation of a Filipino judge last year. With only nominees from Asia-Pacific eligible for election, we’re calling on the region’s governments to put forward highly qualified candidates to boost their representation at the Court.

An all female ICC presidency


On 11 March, Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi of Argentina was elected ICC president, the first woman to ever hold the position. Judges Joyce Aluoch of Kenya and Kuniko Ozaki of Japan were elected first and second vice president. A former diplomat, Fernández de Gurmendi was involved in the creation of the ICC in the 1990s. As president, she will be responsible for overseeing the Court’s administration and for its relations with states and international organizations. Read more...


March 2015
Help us call on Ukraine to join the ICC!

16 Mar: The ICC prosecutor reiterates her warning against electoral violence in Nigeria.

13 Mar: Judges terminate proceedings in the Uhuru Kenyatta case.

11 Mar: Judges join the cases against Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé.

11 Mar: Judge Fernández de Gurmendi elected ICC president.

8 Mar: Make gender justice happen this International Womens Day.
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