Justice Talks: ASP 2019 – Side Event

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ASP 2019: It’s About Time – Revisiting the Timing and Duration of Decision-Making at the International Criminal Court

On 3 December 2019, the Wayamo Foundation held its yearly side event at the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court. Entitled ‘It’s About Time – Revisiting the Timing and Duration of Decision-Making at the ICC‘, the panel featured: Christian Wenaweser, Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the United Nations; Elizabeth Evenson, Associate Director, Human Rights Watch; Lorraine Smith Van Lin, Post-conflict justice advisor at REDRESS; and Shehzad Charania, Director of the UK Attorney General’s Office and International Law Advisor to the Prime Minister’s Office.

The event was opened by Angela Mudukuti, Senior International Criminal Justice Lawyer, Wayamo Foundation. Mark Kersten, Senior Consultant, Wayamo Foundation, acted as moderator. Over 1.5 hours of moderated conversation with the panelists and the audience, the participants discussed and debated the timing and duration of decisions and procedures at the International Criminal Court, including the preliminary examination phase, investigations, and judicial determinations.

The event was graciously supported by the governments of Austria, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and the United Kingdom.

PART I of the panel discussion:

PART II of the panel discussion:

PART III:

Click here fore more information about the event.


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