Monday, July 25, 2011

ICC Prosecutor search

The committee appointed to come up with a short list of candidates to succeed Luis Moreno-Ocampo as Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court welcomes "constructive engagement," and "will continue to accept submissions and expressions of interest until 9 September 2011."
So says ICC Assembly of States Parties President Christian Wenaweser respecting developments leading toward the December election about which we've posted.
Five men compose the committee: the Committee's Coordinator, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein, Jordan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations; the Committee's Deputy Coordinator, Miloš Koterec, Slovakia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations; Baso Sangqu, South Africa's Permanent Representative to the United Nations; Joel Hernández, Legal Adviser to Mexico's Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and Sir Daniel Bethlehem, Legal Adviser to Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Wenaweser's full statement, plus details on how to engage constructively, as he put it, may be found here.

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