ABOUT NCICC

Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court - NCICC is a coalition of civil society organizations, human rights defenders and activist who are committed to promoting:

The understanding and awareness in Nigeria of the statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) also known as the "Rome Statute of the ICC". Read More!

BECOME A MEMBER

This is to invite you, and your organization to join as member of the NCICC. If you wish to join, kindly complete the membership form, make the relevant registration fee payment as indicated and return the completed form to any of the e-mail or address indicated. If you or your organization is already a member, please email us with your current address, phone and email details so we update our records. Download Registration Form here PDF

BENEFITS TO MEMBERS

  • Regular (weekly) update on developments on the international criminal court and international justice.
  • Free copies of all publications and briefing notes of the NCICC, and ICICC.
  • Free participation in all programs/events of the coalition
  • Listing of your organization/individual profile areas of work, expertise etc in NCICC website, linked to the ICICC website.
  • First Line information on international justice/human rights training programs.
  • Membership Certificate.

NCICC's Newsletter Vol. 2, Issue 2, February-March 2014.Download here...


The relationship between the ICC and the AU has been facing some challenges, with the AU calling on its members not to cooperate with the ICC. NCICC three other NGOs working in Nigeria have filed a suit at the African Court, seeking the guidance of the court on the issue of superiority of an African state party's obligations to the Rome Statute and the Resolution of the African Union. Download a copy of the suit here ...


NGOs welcome participation of 922 victims in hearing to decide if M23 leader, Ntaganda, will face ICC trial... Read here 


ICC weekly updates... Download here


Letter from NCICC and African Civil Society Organizations for support of ICC at AU Summit... Read here 


Our newsletter is finally here!!! Please download and subscribe here...http://eepurl.com/GAAQT


ICC weekly update for 6th September, 2013...read here


ICC weekly update for 30th August, 2013...read here


Decision of the Pre-Trial Chamber II of the ICC on the cooperation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria regarding Omar Al-Bashir's arrest and surrender to the court...read here


CICC press release: Trial of Kenyan Post Election Violence Suspects to Open in The Hague... read here


ICC weekly update for 26th August, 2013... read here


ICC weekly update for 20th August, 2013... read here


Some Sudanese Cartoons depicting Al-Bahir Fleeing Nigeria appearing in Sudanese media... download here and here


 On 16th July, 2013, the Pre Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court Requests Nigeria to immediately arrest Omar Al Bashir read more...


 NCICC NEWSLETTER: Vol.2 , Issue 1, Oct-Dec 2011. Download Here


At the on going ASP 10 meeting in New York, the second day of the plenary session was dedicated to the elections of ICC judges. The three new ICC judges elected to date at the ASP 10 are: Read More>>

NCICC Facts on ICC

Rome Statute   Nigeria signed on 1 June 2000, and ratified on 27 September 2001, becoming the 39th State Party. The Bill was never signed into law by the President.
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities Nigeria has not signed the APIC.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement BIA signed at Abuja on June 30, 2003. Entered into force October 6, 2003. On 1 July 2003, President Bush issued an ASPA waiver until January 1, 2004. Subsequently, on November 1, 2003, the waiver was extended indefinitely as Nigeria had entered into a BI
Implementing Legislation The Rome Statute (Ratification and Jurisdiction) Bill 2006 was passed by both houses of the National Assembly, but was not harmonized for assent by the President before the end of the last civilian administration in May 2007. The bill is to be resubmitted by the Ministry of Justice, which committed to resubmit the bill as soon as possible during the 10th anniversary of the Rome Statute.
Membership Friends of the ICC, African Union, Commonwealth, ECOWAS
Last Updated 19 July, 2013

PRESS RELEASE

NCICC Press release 28th March, 2014: NCICC files for advisory opinion at the African Court... Read more


NCICC New year press release: Nigeria Coalition for the International Criminal Court (NCICC) calls on the Federal Government of Nigeria to tackle impunity.... Read more


Press release 18th November, 2013: ICC: Africa should reject 'Free Pass' for leaders.... Read more


NCICC Press release 18th November, 2013: Nigeria Coalition for the International Criminal Court (NCICC) commends the UN Security Council for rejecting ... Read more 


NCICC Press release 13th November, 2013: Nigeria Coalition for the International Criminal Court (NCICC) commends the Federal Government's decision to...Read more


NCICC Press release 8th October, 2013: Support for the International Criminal Court at the African Union Summit... Read more


NCICC Press release 11th September, 2013: The Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court on 5th of September, 2013 cleared Nigeria... Read more


NCICC Press release 9th September, 2013: Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court condemns the decision of the Kenyan Parliament to withdraw as a member of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court... Read more


NCICC Press release 7th August, 2013: Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court (NCICC) commends the landmark report of the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC)... Read more


NCICC calls for the immediate arrest and surrender to ICC of President Al-Bashir: Nigeria Coalition for the International Criminal Court (NCICC) condemns the hosting of President Omar Al-Bashir by the Nigeria government... Read more


First Nigerian Is Elected As Judge At The Icc: A Nigerian, CHILE EBOE-OSUJI who is currently the Legal Adviser to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights office in Geneva, Switzerland. Read More>>


A landmark achievement for women in Africa!: On 12 December 2012 Fatou Bensouda was elected as Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court at the tenth session of the Assembly of States Parties in New York to commence her term in June 2012. Read Document


Press Release: 02 December 2011: Kudos for Africa - Who will be the Next Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court?

And they said it couldn’t be done! The International Criminal Court’s deputy prosecutor has edged out 51 other candidates to win the informal endorsement of the 119 countries that support the tribunal to be its next chief prosecutor. Download Document


Message from Assembly of State Parties (ASP): From 12–21 December 2011, the Nigerian government will join the 119 International Criminal Court (ICC) states parties for the 10th session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) of the ICC. Download Document


Press Release on ICC Nomination: The Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court calls on the Nigerian government to nominate credible and qualified Nigerians especially women into the forthcoming elections to the position of Judge.. Download Document


Press Release on Jos Crisis: The NCICC condemns the continued killing of people in Jos and condemns Nigeria’s government’s handling of the crisis. Download Document

DOWNLOADS

Report of the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC on the On-going Preliminary Examination of the Situation in Nigeria, 5th August, 2013... Download here


Human Rights in Counter Terrorism Administration in Nigeria. Download Document


Press Release: 15th July, 2013, NCICC call for the arrest and surrender of Al-Bashir... Download here


Press Release: 02 December 2011: Kudos for Africa - Who will be the Next Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court?

And they said it couldn’t be done! The International Criminal Court’s deputy prosecutor has edged out 51 other candidates to win the informal endorsement of the 119 countries that support the tribunal to be its next chief prosecutor. Download Document


Message from Assembly of State Parties (ASP): From 12–21 December 2011, the Nigerian government will join the 119 International Criminal Court (ICC) states parties for the 10th session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) of the ICC. Download Document


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