From 5-12 December 2018, International Criminal Court (ICC) states parties will convene at the World Forum Convention Center in The Hague for the 17th annual session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the Rome Statute.

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.

ASP17 Summary

Check out the CICC's ASP 17 Summary Report, which summarizes key decisions and updates at the 17th session of the ASP, developments within the framework of the ASP Bureau’s working groups, as well as key Coalition initiatives throughout 2018.

Download the full report here

General Debate

On the occasion of the General Debate, Coalition Convenor William Pace addressed the plenary of ASP17, recalling the commitment of civil society to upholding and defending the Rome Statute system, and announced the publication of the Rome Report.

Read the full statement

CICC ASP17 Backgrounder

Your guide to the Seventeenth session of the Assembly of States Parties.


CICC ASP17 Key Recommendations

Ahead of ASP17, the Coalition calls for consistent, strategic and forward-looking steps towards achieving global justice for atrocities through the International Criminal Court and Rome Statute system.


ASP Secretariat Resources

The Secretariat of the Assembly of States Parties makes essential documents available, including the daily journal and other resources for delegates. 

Journal of the ASP

Provisional program of work

Participant Handbook

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