The election of the next Prosecutor and judges: process and outcome
Director of Africa Programme at the International Commission of Jurists
Former Chief Prosecutor of the ICTR and ICTY, former Chair of the Independent Expert Review of the ICC, and Member of the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability
Doctoral Researcher in Public International Law and International Criminal Justice at the University of Luxembourg
Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court
Senior Manager for Africa, Open Society Justice Initiative
tates and civil society are occupied by this December’s election of a new Prosecutor and cohort of judges. There is a lot at stake. With the Court under unprecedented attack from countries such as the United States, and calls for reform resonating among States Parties, the International Criminal Court is in dire need of strong leadership. Below, experts discuss concrete measures which they feel the next Prosecutor and judges should take to overcome the hurdles facing the ICC.