The new website is an interactive resource that educates visitors about the International Criminal Court, which is the world’s only permanent tribunal with a mandate to investigate and prosecute genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. The website will provide information about the ICC’s jurisdiction, judicial process, constituent organs and States Parties, as well as the evolution of relations between the United States and the ICC.
In partnership with Stanford Law School, the new website will offer an online periodical called “International Criminal Justice Today,” which will aggregate news stories on current events in the field, and feature regular polling data from Ipsos market research on American opinions on the ICC. International Criminal Justice Today also will feature “Arguendo,” a virtual roundtable forum where distinguished experts from different fields discuss and debate pressing international criminal justice issues.
The ABA Center for Human Rights addresses critical human rights issues and develops policy, projects and educational initiatives to advance human rights both nationally and internationally. The ICC Project is a program established by the ABA Center for Human Rights.
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