From 5-10 December 2022, States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court convened in The Hague for the 21st annual session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP).

Serving as the governing body of the Court, the ASP meets in full plenary once a year to discuss and decide upon matters key to the future functioning of the ICC. Civil society is there every step of the way, monitoring sessions and interacting with delegates, in order to advocate for a fair, effective and independent ICC.

Visit the ASP website for additional information

What happened at ASP21?

Catch up on all the action from the 21st Session of Assembly of States Parties with our summary of main outcomes and key takeaways. 

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#ASP21 Side Events

A number of side events are being organized by civil society, States and the Court in the margins of the 21st Assembly of States Parties.

See the side events schedule

ASP21 Daily Summaries 

Check here for our summaries of all the action and the key take-aways from each day of ASP21. 

Civil society voices at #ASP21

Civil Society addresses ICC States Parties during the ASP21 session

Read the statements here

#NGOVoices at the 21st session of the Assembly of States Parties of the ICC

Ahead of the 21st ASP session, Coalition members from around the world share their views and recommendations on what States and the Court can do, including during negotiations on the ICC’s budget, as well as looking ahead to 2023.

See what civil society and HRDs from all around the world have to say.

The previous ASP session #ASP20

The twentieth session of the ASP took place from 6 to 11 December 2021 in The Hague, Netherlands.

see the cicc website page on #ASP20