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International Criminal Court (ICC) hosts launch of civil society forum to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute

On 15 February 2018, the International Criminal Court (ICC) (www.ICC-CPI.int) hosted the launch of the Coalition for the ICC‘s (www.CoalitionForTheICC.org) commemorations of the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute (https://goo.gl/TkmP61) – the Court’s founding treaty– with an Open Forum at the seat of the Court in The Hague, The Netherlands. More than 280 persons attended […]

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World Council of Churches encourages participation in day of prayer for South Sudan, DRC

The World Council of Churches (WCC) will participate in a day of prayer and fasting for South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo on 23 February. Pope Francis called for the day in response to the ongoing social-political tension and violence in the two nations. In the DRC, 4.3 million people are displaced and […]

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B-Roll: Coalition for the International Criminal Court commemorates 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute – the founding treaty that established the ICC – Free Broadcast quality B-Roll footage

On 15 February 2018, the Coalition for the International Criminal Court (www.CoalitionForTheICC.org) launched its commemorations of the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute – the founding treaty that established the International Criminal Court (ICC) (www.ICC-CPI.int) – with an event held at the seat of the Court in The Hague, The Netherlands. The Open Forum will […]

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Cameroon: Ambassador Barlerin Pays a Visit to Refugees in the East Region

U.S. Ambassador Peter H. Barlerin traveled to the East region February 6-8. During his trip, he met with regional authorities and visited the Gado-Gadzere camp, which hosts approximately 25,000 Central African refugees. The ambassador also met with United States Peace Corps volunteers and visited two elementary schools for refugee children. In all of his meetings, […]

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