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Mainstreaming support for the ICC in the EU's policies

Bekou, Olympia; Mistry, Hemi


Professor of Public International Law


The European Union and its Member States have been the staunchest supporters of the ICC system of international criminal justice in the last two decades. That system is now at a critical juncture. With a view to the future, it is necessary to examine how the ICC can overcome the current challenges and build upon its successes to date. And more specifically, how the EU and its Member States can, and should, help the ICC in this respect. By critically assessing the EU’s performance to date in mainstreaming support for the ICC throughout its policies and activities, this study addresses these questions

Book Type Monograph
Publication Date Mar 24, 2014
Journal European Parliament
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
ISBN 978-92-823-5570-1
APA6 Citation Bekou, O., & Mistry, H. (2014). Mainstreaming support for the ICC in the EU's policies. EU Publications Office. doi:10.2861/58562
Keywords International Criminal Court, human rights, the EU's international role, international criminal law, independence of the judiciary,judicial cooperation in criminal matters in the EU,EU Member State, European Union, Africa
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Additional Information "This study was requested by the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Human Rights".