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Côte d'Ivoire
Rome Statute   Côte d'Ivoire ratified the Rome Statute on 15 February 2013. Côte d’Ivoire’s ratification of the Rome Statute comes almost 15 years after the state initially signed the treaty on 30 November 1998. A number of legal and constitutional hurdles delayed the process.
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities Côte d'Ivoire has not signed the APIC.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement BIA signed on June 30, 2003.
Implementing Legislation None (not a State Party)
Membership Like-Minded Group (no longer active), African Union, ECOWAS, La Francophonie
ICC Statements and Reports
Author Date and Title
ICC-CPI
24 May 2012
Requête en incompétence de la Cour Pénale Internationale fondée sur les articles 12 (3), 19 (2), 21 (3), 55 et 59 du Statut de Rome présentée par la défense du Président Gbagbo
ICC
14 Mar 2012
Communiqué d’Amady Ba à la presse internationale et ivoirienne
ICC-CPI
23 Feb 2012
Côte d’Ivoire: the ICC Judges expand the scope of the investigation to the 2002-2010 period
ICC-OTP
22 June 2011
Cote D’Ivoire: ICC Prosecutor ready to request judges for authorization to open an investigation.
ICC
20 May 2011
Situation in Côte d’Ivoire assigned to Pre-Trial Chamber II
ICC
06 Apr 2011
Widespread or systematic killings in Cote d’Ivoire may trigger OTP investigation
ICC Registry
15 Feb 2005
Traduccion no oficial: Secretario Confirma que Republica de Costa de Marfil Acepto la Competencia de la Corte
NGO Letters, Papers, Reports, and Statements
Author Date and Title
Matt Wells, Human Rights Watch
08 May 2014
“Today’s impunity is tomorrow’s crime”
International Crisis Group
28 Jan 2014
Côte d’Ivoire’s Great West: Key to Reconciliation
Matt Wells, Human Rights Watch
12 Dec 2013
Crucial Decision Looms for Ivorian Government’s Justice Promises
CDI Coalition for the ICC
Nov 2013
La Haye, No. 3
ICTJ
08 Aug 2013
Victims in Cote d’Ivoire Meet on Right to Reparation
CI-CPI
20 June 2013
La Haye No. 002
Human Rights Watch
20 May 2013
Letter to Ivorian Minister of Justice on Government reaction to Human Rights Watch report
NGO Media Statements
Author Date and Title
CICC
13 June 2014
Gbagbo ICC Trial a Step Forward in Fight against Impunity
FIDH
13 June 2014
Les juges de la CPI confirment les charges contre Laurent Gbagbo : une avancée contre l’impunité qui en appelle d’autres
Human Rights Watch
12 June 2014
ICC/Côte d’Ivoire: Gbagbo to Go to Trial
Ivorian CICC
12 June 2014
Press release on the confirmation of charges against Laurent Gbagbo
Amnesty International
20 Mar 2014
Côte d’Ivoire: Former militia leader’s transfer to the ICC a first step to justice
ICTJ
03 Feb 2014
In Cote d’Ivoire, Civil Society Leads Effort to Realize Reparative Justice
International Crisis Group
28 Jan 2014
Côte d’Ivoire’s Great West: Key to Reconciliation