Codes of Conduct for International Prosecutors
- Right to fair trial — Prosecutors — Confidentiality — Due process — Ethical standards — International courts and tribunals, procedure
Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.
1 International prosecutors play a crucial role in promoting the rule of law and the effectiveness of the international criminal justice system (Consultative Council of European Prosecutors, (‘Rome Charter’) (2014) Explanatory Note, paras 9–10). In deciding whether or not to initiate or continue a proceeding to determine individual responsibility for international crimes (Individual Criminal Responsibility), they act in the public interest of the global community as a whole (Community Interest) and carry out their functions with impartiality, objectivity, and...