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Ukraine: the justice system should be strengthened during and following the war

The Ukrainian justice system should be bolstered in order to provide effective access to justice and accountability during and following the war, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said in a briefing paper published today. The paper provides a preliminary assessment of the impact of the ongoing armed conflict between the Russian Federation and Ukraine […]

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Our latest Annual Report showcases the work we did to protect human rights in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated health, political, and economic impacts continued to affect the work of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ). The organization responded to this with remarkable resilience and resourcefulness, having completed 79% of the planned activities in 40 countries and reaching 5,239 participants through training and capacity-building initiatives. Our Annual Report […]

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Webinar: Care for migrant children in the EU

On Wednesday 30 November 10.00-11.30 CET, the International Commission of Jurists is organizing a webinar on Care for migrant children in the EU: Case management and integrating migrant children in mainstream child protection systems. The webinar will discuss the needs of children out of care that also apply to migrant children, and consequently how to […]

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A Standing Independent Investigative Mechanism (SIIM) should be created to further accountability for gross human rights violations and crimes

In a report released at the UN Human Rights Council today, the ICJ outlined the options for the establishment of a Standing Independent Investigative Mechanism (SIIM), which would support and complement the existing human rights and international justice architecture, including the work of the International Criminal Court (ICC). (more…)

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