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Rome Statute   Colombia signed the Rome Statute on 10 December 1998, ratified on 5 August 2002, becoming the 77th State Party. Upon ratifying, Colombia made a declaration not accepting the ICC's jurisdiction with respect to war crimes, as provided for under art. 124 of the RS.
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities On 15 April 2009, Colombia deposited its instrument of ratification to the Agreement on the Privileges and Immunities of the ICC.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement Signed BIA agreement on September 16, 2003. The pact is considered an executive agreement.
Implementing Legislation Colombian criminal law already encompasses most of the crimes covered by the Rome Statute. However, some provisions should be revised. The MFA has indicated that it is in the process of finalizing an ICC cooperation bill to be sent to Congress for approval.
Membership Friends of the ICC, OAS (Organization of American States), Rio Group
Country Updates
Conference Reports and Declarations
Author Title Date
Latin American NGOs
9108|9109 03 Oct 2008
Enacted Legislation
Author Date and Title
Corte Constitucional
26 Nov 2008
LEY 1180 de aprobación del “Acuerdo sobre los Privilegios e Inmunidades de la Corte Penal Internacional”
Poder Ejecutivo
02 Aug 2002
Declaraciones realizadas por el Estado Colombiano al momento del deposito de instrumentos de ratificación del Estatuto de Roma
Poder Legislativo nacional
01 Aug 2001
Debate sobre el Estatuto de Roma
Government and Inter-governmental Documents
Author Date and Title
Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú, Uruguay, Venezu
18 July 2013
Communiqué on the occasion of the Day of International Criminal Justice
EU
03 Feb 2012
Statement by the Spokesperson of the High Representative Catherine Ashton on the terrorist attacks in Colombia
Colombia
Dec 2011
Statement made during the 10th Assembly of States Parties- Colombia
EU
29 Nov 2011
Statement by HR Ashton on the murder of hostages by the FARC in Colombia
Corte Suprema de Justicia
04 May 2011
Caso Gustavo Amaya Ruiz
Presidency Press Secretary
06 Dec 2010
Remarks by the President of the Republic of Colombia, Santos, at the ninth session of the ASP
Colombia
31 May 2010
Colombia participará en Conferencia de Revisión de la Corte Penal Internacional, en África (in Spanish)
ICC Statements and Reports
Author Date and Title
Fiscalía de la CPI
Dec 2013
Informe sobre Exámenes Preliminares 2013 - Honduras y Colombia
OTP
19 Apr 2013
ICC Office of the Prosecutor concludes visit to Colombia
OTP
Nov 2012
OTP Interim Report on the Situation in Colombia
NGO Letters, Papers, Reports, and Statements
Author Date and Title
International Crisis Group
26 Feb 2014
Left in the Cold? The ELN and Colombia’s Peace Talks
Amnesty International
26 Dec 2013
Colombia: 'Peace is still far away from here'
Human Rights Watch
11 Dec 2013
Letter to Inspector General of Colombia
COALICO
Dec 2013
Boletin de Monitorio No. 11
Gustavo Gallón, Comisión Colombiana de Juristas (CCJ)
28 Nov 2013
25 años de la CCJ
International Crisis Group
07 Nov 2013
A Step Forward in Colombia Talks
ICTJ
06 Nov 2013
Hebert Veloza Conviction Offers New Insight into Colombia’s Paramilitary Phenomenon
NGO Media Statements
Author Date and Title
Amnesty International
25 Mar 2014
Colombia: Peace talks fail to stop human rights abuses ahead of UN review
Human Rights Watch
20 Mar 2014
Colombia: Disappearances Plague Major Port
COALICO
07 Mar 2014
Comunicado público: Consejo de Seguridad de Naciones Unidas adopta Resolución sobre protección de escuelas en el conflicto armado
International Crisis Group
26 Feb 2014
Left in the Cold? The ELN and Colombia’s Peace Talks
CICC
12 Feb 2014
Use of Child Soldiers in CAR Underlines Urgent Need for Accountability
COALICO
12 Feb 2014
En la construcción de la paz, los niños y las niñas deben ser prioridad
COALICO
19 Nov 2013
Comunicado Público: La paz comienza con los niños, niñas y adolescentes
UN Reports, Resolutions, and Statements
Author Date and Title
Oficina del Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos en Colombia
23 July 2013
Pronunciamiento Público de OHCHR en Colombia sobre las FARC y el DIH
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
19 July 2013
Press statement. High Commissioner’s Mission to Colombia (16-19 July 2013)