International Criminal Court (ICC)
- International criminal law, conduct of proceedings — Prosecution — Torture — International criminal courts and tribunals, composition
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 The International Criminal Court (‘ICC’) is the first permanent treaty-based international tribunal to deal with individual criminal responsibility for the most serious international crimes of concern to the international community as a whole where national jurisdictions are unwilling or unable genuinely to investigate or prosecute. The ICC represents a significant step forward in terms of the implementation of international criminal law because it not only contributes to the development of international norms, but also ensures their application in concrete...