While the Rome Statute is a landmark document with regards to victims’ rights and participation, the Court’s record to date leaves much to be desired. Not only that, but many have begun to question the wisdom and feasibility of the victim participation and reparation regime in the international criminal justice fora in general, and in particular, as envisioned under the Rome Statute. Whether a workable participation and reparation regime can be worked out, will have an effect on how the Court is perceived by its stake-holders, including victims and affected communities.
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Together with the Institute of European Studies (IES), the Global Governance Institute will hold a series of high-level lectures with senior ICC judges and experts to assess the track-record and futur...More about this project