From Ratification to Action: The Importance of Full Implementation of the Rome Statute

The Hague Institute for Global Justice together with the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Denmark in The Hague, the two co-Focal Points of the Assembly of States Parties on the Plan of Action for achieving universality and full implementation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, cordially invite you to a seminar entitled: “From ratification to action: The Importance of Full Implementation of the Rome Statute.”

As part of the seminar, Judge Silvia Alejandra Fernández de Gurmendi, President of the International Criminal Court, delivered the keynote address, followed by a panel discussion of distinguished experts who discussed different aspects of the need for full implementation of the Statute for the functioning of the Rome Statute System, including national and regional perspectives, cooperation and complementarity as well as common obstacles and practical solutions.

The panel discussion featured:

  • Judge Raul Cano Pangalangan, International Criminal Court
  • Dr. Rod Rastan, Legal Advisor in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court
  • Ms. Romina Morello, Programme Officer for the International Law and Human Rights Programme at Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA)
  • Moderated by Dr. Lyal S. Sunga, Head of the Rule of Law Program at The Hague Institute for Global Justice

Read President Fernández de Gurmendi’s keynote speech here.

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