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Rome Statute   Uganda signed on 17 March 1999, and ratified on 14 June 2002, becoming the 68th State Party. In September 2008, The Uganda Coalition for the ICC in collaboration with the CICC and the Legal & Parliamentary Affairs Committee organized a stakeholders meeting to sensitize parliamentarians on the ICC and the need to pass the bill rapidly.
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities Uganda ratified the APIC on 21 January 2009.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement BIA signed June 12, 2003.
Implementing Legislation On 10 March 2010, the Ugandan Parliament passed the International Criminal Court Bill, 2006, three years after it was tabled. The Bill makes provision in Uganda’s law for the punishment of the international crimes of genocide, crime against humanity and war crimes. The suspects tried and convicted for the crimes will be liable to life imprisonment.
The Bill is also intended to enable cooperation with the ICC in the performance of its functions, including the investigation and prosecution of persons accused of having committed crimes referred to in the Rome Statute. It further provides for the arrest and surrender to the ICC of persons alleged to have committed crimes against humanity in addition to enabling the ICC to conduct proceedings in Uganda.
Membership Friends of the ICC, Commonwealth, African Union
Conference Reports and Declarations
Enacted Legislation
Author Date and Title
Uganda
17 Nov 2006
The International Criminal Court Bill 2006
Government and Inter-governmental Documents
Authorascending Date and Title
250 Ugandan NGOs; organizations from the DRC, CAR Sudan and worlwide international networks
10 Mar 2009
Open letter to President Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda and General Joseph Kony, Leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)
EU
19 Apr 2012
Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union: EU supports Joint Operations Centre to combat Kony's Lord's Resistance Army
Uganda
19 Feb 2008
Annexure to the Agreement on Accountability and Reconciliation
Uganda
Dec 2011
Statement made during the 10th Assembly of States Parties- Uganda
NGO Letters, Papers, Reports, and Statements
Author Date and Title
International Crisis Group
11 Sept 2013
Is the LRA Only Sleeping?
Amnesty International USA
26 Apr 2013
Joseph Kony Was Here
AMICC
03 Apr 2013
Ambassador Rapp Announces Expansion of War Crimes Rewards Program to Include ICC Suspects
ICTJ
18 Feb 2013
After Years of Conflict, Uganda Has Opportunity to Compensate Victims
LNFU
16 Nov 2012
Statement delivered by Daniel Okello, Coordinator of Lira Ngo Forum, from Uganda, at the 11th session of the ASP
Human Rights Watch
01 Aug 2012
Letter to Secretary Clinton on her forthcoming trip to Africa
Justice and Reconciliation Project
May 2012
Voices Issue 1 - 2012
Quotes and Statements
Author Date and Title
Global Voices
08 Mar 2012
Uganda: Can a Viral Video Really #StopKony?