Assembly of States Parties 2020

Judicial and Prosecutorial Elections | Budget | ASP Bureau & Presidency Elections | ICC Review

Give the exceptional circumstances, the 19th Session of the Assembly of States Parties will take place in both The Hague (14 to 16 December 2020) & New York (Elections, 17 to 23 December 2020). 

Serving as the governing body of the Court, the ASP meets in full plenary once a year to discuss and decide upon matters key to the future functioning of the ICC. Civil society is there every step of the way, monitoring sessions and interacting with delegates, in order to advocate for a fair, effective and independent ICC.

Check the ASP Website to find out additional information

Campaign on ICC & ASP elections

A number of important positions in the Rome Statute system will be filled at ASP 2020, including six judicial vacancies, the next ICC Prosecutor, the ASP president and two ASP vice-presidents, and six members of the Committee on Budget and Finance. 

Find out more about ICC & ASP elections in 2020

#NGOVoices at #ASP19 - Civil Society Side Events

Numerous virtual side events will take place ahead of the 19th ASP session. Civil society plays a cucial role in organizing side events, in cooperation with governments and other organizations and institutions. Side events on the margins of ASP provide a meaningful opportunity for enhanced dialogue around specific topics of mutual concern, including situations under investigation or preliminary examination, ICC and ASP Election processes, judicial and political developments related to the ICC and the ASP, and other issues related to the ICC and the Rome Statute system.

Virtual side events are scheduled to take place from 8 to 11 December 2020, in different time slots from 12:00 to 19:00 CET (Hague Time) / 6:00 to 13:00 EST (NY Time). 

Check out the schedule for CICC members and other civil society organizations virtual side events at ASP 19

ASP 2020 - CICC Resources

Civil society participation in ASP meetings and the unique partnership between NGOs and States Parties are key elements "in furthering the objects and purposes of the International Criminal Court” (Resolution ICC-ASP/2/Res.8). Find out more about civil society engagement in previous Session of the ASP.

Click here to visit the Offical CICC ASP18 page

ASP 2020 - ASP Resources

The Assembly of States Parties makes essential documents available, including the daily journal, resources for States delegates and other participants and stakeholders.

ASP Website - ASP 2020

ASP 2020 Provisional Agenda

Decision by the Bureau on the Guidelines for the preparation and conduct of sessions of the Assembly of States Partie

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