ASP 15: CAH, SGBV, Command Responsibility and Cooperation


Ms. Patricia Viseur Sellers (Special Adviser on International Criminal Law Prosecution Strategies), H.E. Ambassador Martin Sørby (Norwegian Embassy to The Hague) and Professor Darryl Robinson (Queens University, Canada).

CILRAP – CMN side events attract over 200 participants at the 15th Assembly of States Parties

Over 200 delegates and NGO representatives at the 15th ICC Assembly of States Parties took part in side events co-convened by CMN, CILRAP and several partners.

Crimes Against Humanity, Sex Crimes and Command Responsibility: Developments and Boundaries in Core International Crimes Practice, co-sponsored by Norway, the UK and the DRC, 18 November 2016

Speakers (programme) reflected on critical issues concerning the boundaries and development of core international crimes and serious human rights violations, including crimes against humanity, sexual and gender based violence and leadership liabilities. The preliminary findings of an extensive study of over 63 national laws relevant to command responsibility was also presented.


Strengthening ICC Co-operation through Legislation and Access to Legal Sources: The Cooperation and Judicial Assistance Database, Co-sponsored by Norway, the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre, the Chinese Initiative on International Law and International Nuremberg Principles Academy, Monday 21 November

The side event (programme) acted as the formal launch of the much-awaited Cooperation and Judicial Assistance Database (CJAD) a central information hub on all aspects of co-operation legislation. Speakers addressed pivotal issues on strengthening co-operation between States and the ICC.

The Cooperation and Judicial Assistance Database (CJAD) is an extension to the National Implementing Legislation Database of the ICC Legal Tools Project and a new service of the CMN Knowledge Hub. CJAD was created following a request by The Hague Working Group of the Bureau of the ICC Assembly of States Parties. It has been developed by the  University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre as as part of the CMN International Criminal Justice Toolkits Project.

CJAD is fully available in English and can also be accessed in French, Spanish and Arabic.


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