What type of organization is the ICC?
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is an international judicial body that was formed by a multilateral treaty called the Rome Statute. The ICC, which is independent of the United Nations, is based in The Hague, the Netherlands, although it may sit elsewhere.
Is the ICC a supranational organization?
The Statute of the International Criminal Court confers upon the Security Council an ability to refer situations of war crimes, crimes against humanity, or genocide in states not party to the Statute to the ICC for investigation and prosecution.
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Is the International Criminal Court an NGO?
The Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) is an international network of NGOs, with a membership of over 2,500 organizations worldwide advocating for a fair, effective and independent International Criminal Court (ICC).
Is the International Criminal Court the main source of international law?
Generally, international and hybrid courts use treaties and custom as the main sources of international criminal law, in addition to their own governing instruments (which may include treaties).
What is the jurisdiction of International Criminal Court?
The ICC is the first and only permanent international court with jurisdiction to prosecute individuals for the international crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and the crime of aggression.
What is the composition of international criminal court?
The ICC is composed of four organs: the Presidency, the Chambers, the Office of the Prosecutor and the Registry. Each of these organs has a specific role and mandate.
Can ICC prosecute non member states?
Under the Rome Statute, the ICC has jurisdiction to prosecute crimes committed by nationals of member states, but also crimes committed on the territory of member states, even if those responsible are citizens of a country that is not a member of the court.
Is the ICC a non profit organization?
International China Concern (ICC), a Christian non-profit organization, was founded in 1993 by David Gotts after seeing firsthand the suffering of Chinese children with disabilities who had been abandoned and left without hope in desperate conditions.