IBA International Criminal Court and International Criminal Law (ICC & ICL) Programme

The ICC ICL Programme monitors issues related to fairness and equality of arms at the ICC and other Hague-based war crimes tribunals and encourages the legal community to engage with the work of these Courts. The IBA’s work includes thematic legal analysis of proceedings, and ad hoc evaluations of legal, administrative and institutional issues which could potentially affect the rights of defendants, the impartiality of proceedings and the development of international justice.

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The ICC & ICL Programme produces regular reports on the ICC, commenting on current proceedings and fair trial developments at the Court and providing detailed recommendations.


Programme commentaries

The ICC & ICL Programme produces regular commentaries on topics related to its mandate through the release of position papers, presentations and addresses at international events.

Programme Commentaries

Intern positions are available for undergraduate law students, postgraduate law students, and newly qualified lawyers. However, due to the COVID-19 situation in The Netherlands, the ICC & ICL Internship Programme is now a limited remote internship only. Our next round will start in September 2021 until December 2021.

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