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Côte d'Ivoire
Rome Statute   Côte d'Ivoire ratified the Rome Statute on 15 February 2013. Côte d’Ivoire’s ratification of the Rome Statute comes almost 15 years after the state initially signed the treaty on 30 November 1998. A number of legal and constitutional hurdles delayed the process.
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities Côte d'Ivoire has not signed the APIC.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement BIA signed on June 30, 2003.
Implementing Legislation None (not a State Party)
Membership Like-Minded Group (no longer active), African Union, ECOWAS, La Francophonie
ICC Statements and Reports
Author Date and Title
24 May 2012
Requête en incompétence de la Cour Pénale Internationale fondée sur les articles 12 (3), 19 (2), 21 (3), 55 et 59 du Statut de Rome présentée par la défense du Président Gbagbo
14 Mar 2012
Communiqué d’Amady Ba à la presse internationale et ivoirienne
23 Feb 2012
Côte d’Ivoire: the ICC Judges expand the scope of the investigation to the 2002-2010 period
22 June 2011
Cote D’Ivoire: ICC Prosecutor ready to request judges for authorization to open an investigation.
20 May 2011
Situation in Côte d’Ivoire assigned to Pre-Trial Chamber II
06 Apr 2011
Widespread or systematic killings in Cote d’Ivoire may trigger OTP investigation
ICC Registry
15 Feb 2005
Traduccion no oficial: Secretario Confirma que Republica de Costa de Marfil Acepto la Competencia de la Corte
NGO Letters, Papers, Reports, and Statements
Author Date and Title
International Crisis Group
28 Jan 2014
Côte d’Ivoire’s Great West: Key to Reconciliation
Matt Wells, Human Rights Watch
12 Dec 2013
Crucial Decision Looms for Ivorian Government’s Justice Promises
CDI Coalition for the ICC
Nov 2013
La Haye, No. 3
08 Aug 2013
Victims in Cote d’Ivoire Meet on Right to Reparation
20 June 2013
La Haye No. 002
Human Rights Watch
20 May 2013
Letter to Ivorian Minister of Justice on Government reaction to Human Rights Watch report
Param-Preet Singh, Human Rights Watch
22 Apr 2013
Building a House on a Sand Pile: The Cost of Ignoring Justice in Côte d’Ivoire
NGO Media Statements
Author Date and Title
Amnesty International
20 Mar 2014
Côte d’Ivoire: Former militia leader’s transfer to the ICC a first step to justice
03 Feb 2014
In Cote d’Ivoire, Civil Society Leads Effort to Realize Reparative Justice
International Crisis Group
28 Jan 2014
Côte d’Ivoire’s Great West: Key to Reconciliation
Amnesty International
17 Jan 2014
Côte d’Ivoire: Militia leader accused of crimes against humanity must be detained lawfully
15 Jan 2014
Ivory Coast / post-electoral crisis: Special Investigation Unit term extended
23 Oct 2013
Ivory Coast: the fight against impunity at a crossroads
Human Rights Watch
10 Oct 2013
Côte d’Ivoire: People Displaced by Conflict Face Land Theft