Civil society addresses ICC States Parties during the 21st session of the ICC Assembly of States Parties #NGOVoices at #ASP21

ASP21 General Debate

You can watch the statements in the video of the livestreamed session (from minute 2:09:20):

Other written statements:



Cooperation plenary

Two Coalition members took the floor at the resumed ASP21 Cooperation session, which took place on Friday 9 December:



Review plenary

The Coalition for the ICC and Human Rights Watch addressed the Review plenary, which took place on December 7.

Closing session

The Coalition for the ICC delivered a statement before the formal closure of the ASP session. The statement, delivered by Dr. David Donat Cattin, Secretary General of Parliamentarians for Global Action on behalf of the Coalition, made reference to the role of human rights defenders, and the challenges they face for the work they do on the ICC; called on States Parties to safeguard the participation of civil society in the work of the ASP and to remain vigilant and continue to protect and defend human rights defenders. The statement also addressed the need for States to provide sufficient and sustained resources to support the work of the Court, and underscored the importance of a vetting mechanism for all ICC and ASP elections.