ICC & ICL Films

  • Witnesses under threat? Roundtable discussion on witnesses before the ICC, 15 July 2013

On 15 July 2013, an expert panel discussed the ICC’s efforts and challenges in managing and protecting witnesses. The event, held at The Hague Institute for Global Justice, marked the launch of the Programme’s latest report, Witnesses before the International Criminal Court, which encourages reflection on the Court’s reliance on witnesses, assesses its challenges and accomplishments in supporting, protecting and managing witnesses, and provides recommendations for the way forward.
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  • Webcast interview with ICC's former Chief Prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo, 17 October 2012

In this webcast, Moreno Ocampo offers a unique insight on matters such as the successes and challenges of the ICC’s first decade; the legal machinery surrounding crimes against humanity and the future of the Rome Statute; jurisdictional issues, such as complementarity. The interview was conducted by award-winning former CNN journalist Todd Benjamin.

  • The role of lawyers in establishing international criminal courts and safeguarding their legacy

On 31 May 2012, as part of the IBA’s 7th Annual Bar Leaders Conference, the IBA International Criminal Court (ICC) Programme hosted a high-level panel discussion on the role of lawyers in establishing international criminal courts and safeguarding their legacy.

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  • In the Dock: Defence Rights at the ICC, 15 minute version

This 15-minute film covers a number of subjects including the presumption of innocence, fair trial guarantees and the right to counsel.

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  • In the Dock: Defence Rights at the ICC

A 27-minute educational film that covers a number of subjects including the presumption of innocence, fair trial guarantees and the right to counsel.

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  • IBA interview with Mary Whelan, Ambassador of Ireland to The Netherlands, November 2010

Ambassador of Ireland for The Netherlands Mary Whelan - who is also the Facilitator on Co-operation for the Assembly of State Parties of the ICC - spoke to IBA Senior Reporter Rebecca Lowe about some of the biggest challenges currently facing the Court.

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  • IBA Interview with IBA Interview with Open Society Justice Initiative Founder James Goldston, November 2010

Panel moderator James Goldston, founding Executive Director of the Open Society Justice Initiative - an organisation that promotes rights-based law reform and the development of legal capacity worldwide - spoke to IBA Senior Reporter Rebecca Lowe about some of the biggest challenges currently facing the Court.

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  • IBA Interview with ICC President Sang-Hyun Song, November 2010

ICC President Sang-Hyun Song spoke to IBA Senior Reporter Rebecca Lowe about some of the biggest concerns and challenges facing the Court - including State co-operation, complementarity and accountability - as it enters its ninth year of operation.

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  • ICC President, Sang-Hyun Song at the ICC Roundtable Discussion, November 2010

The IBA hosted an experts’ roundtable discussion entitled ‘Great Expectations: exploring individual and mutual responsibilities of states and the International Criminal Court’ on 30 November, 2010, at the Peace Palace, The Hague.

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  • Webcast interview with Judge Thomas Buergenthal, July 2010

Judge Buergenthal is currently serving at the International Court of Justice in The Hague. His extraordinary life story, including incarceration as a child in Auschwitz, and his contributions to international law, made him a compelling choice for interview. In addition to his childhood experiences, he also discussed issues such as Kosovo and the West Bank Barrier.

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  • IBA and ICC launch joint campaign to attract African female lawyers to ICC, May 2010

On 12 May 2010, the IBA and the International Criminal Court (ICC) launched a campaign to encourage qualified African women lawyers to apply for admission to the ICC List of Counsel and Lists of Assistants to Counsel. The campaign was launched during a press conference held at the ICC in The Hague.

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  • Webcast interview with Justice Richard Goldstone, May 2010

The IBA held a webcast interview and Q&A with Justice Richard Goldstone, former chief prosecutor of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia and past IBA Human Rights Institute Co-Chair. He discussed issues surrounding international justice and human rights.

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  • Interview with Stephen Rapp, US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes, January 2010

Interview with US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes, Stephen Rapp, at the Hague roundtable of January 2010 in advance of the ICC Review Conference, June 2010. Ambassador Rapp discusses topics including the United States' engagement with the ICC.

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  • Interview with Philippe Kirsch, former ICC President, January 2010

Interview with former ICC President, Philippe Kirsch, at the Hague roundtable of January 2010 in advance of the ICC Review Conference, June 2010, Kampala. Judge Kirsch discusses issues including the Kampala conference.

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  • IBA/ICC roundtable discussion in preparation for Review Conference, January 2010

The IBA/ICC Monitoring and Outreach Programme hosted a high-level roundtable discussion in January 2010 at The Hague’s Peace Palace, to prepare for the Review Conference for the Rome Statute in June 2010. Panellists included US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, Stephen Rapp, and former ICC President Philippe Kirsch.

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