About the ICC
Established: By an international treaty (the Rome Statute), which entered into forced 1 July 2002
States Parties: 124 countries are parties to the Rome Statute (effective as of 1 June). Of these, 34 are from Africa, 19 from the Asia Pacific, 18 from Easter Europe, 28 from Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as 25 from Western Europe and North America.
4 Crimes within the Court’s Jurisdiction: The most serious crimes of concern to the international community, namely genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes committed after 1 July 2002, as well as the crime of aggression, which was activated at the Assembly of state Parties of the International Criminal Court in December 2017.
18 judges: Elected for 9 years by the Assembly of States Parties and assigned into Pre=Trial, Trial and Appeal Chambers.
President: Chile Eboe Osuji
Prosecutor: Mrs. Fatou Bensouda
Registrar: Mr Herman van Hebel
800 staff members: From approximately 100 states
6 official languages: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish
2 working languages: English and French
Headquarters: The Hague, The Netherlands
6 Field Offices: Kinshasa and Bunia (Democratic Republic of Congo “DRC”), Kampala (Uganda), Bangui (Central African Republic “CAR”); Nairobi (Kenya), Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire)
Programme Budget for 2017: 141.6 million Euros
10 Investigations: The office of the Prosecutor is investigating situations in Uganda, the DRC, CAR, CAR II, Darfur (Sudan), Kenya, Libya, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, and Georgia.
10 Preliminary Investigations: The Office of the Prosecutor monitors the situations of Afghanistan, Burundi, Colombia, Gabon, Guinea, Iraq, Nigeria, Palestine, Ukraine, and the Registeres Vessels of Comoros, Greece and Cambodia.
30 Arrest Warrants: 14 warrants have been implemented, and 3 warrants were withdrawn following the death of the suspects.
9 Summons to Appear: All 9 appeared voluntarily before the Court; they are not in custody.