Press Release

 19/12/2011

 Yes


 ICC - Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute elects six judges

 ICC-ASP-20111216-PR758

 
 

 

At the second meeting of its tenth session, the Assembly proceeded to elect the following six judges of the International Criminal Court:

- CARMONA, Anthony Thomas Aquinas
  Group of Latin American and Caribbean States (Trinidad and Tobago),
   list A, male

 
- DEFENSOR-SANTIAGO, Miriam
  Group of Asia-Pacific States (Philippines), list B, female
 

- EBOE-OSUJI, Chile
  Group of African States (Nigeria), list A, male
 

- FREMR, Robert
  Group of Eastern European States (Czech Republic), list A, male
 
- HERRERA CARBUCCIA, Olga Venecia
  Group of Latin American and Caribbean States (Dominican Republic),
  list A, female
 

- MORRISON, Howard 
  Group of Western European and Other States (United Kingdom),
  list A, male

List A judges have established competence in criminal law, while List B judges have competence in relevant areas of international law, such as international humanitarian as well as human rights law.


The judges were elected for a term of office of nine years that would commence on 11 March 2012. Biographical information on the judges is contained in document ICC ASP/10/18/Add.1.


Information on the results of the 15 rounds of balloting may be found at the website of the Court under Assembly of States Parties (http://www.asp.icc-cpi.int/ ).
    



For additional information please contact
Ms. Estera Luteranova at +1 646 591 8218 or via email at  [email protected].


Source:  Assembly of States Parties