During the Conference in Constanta, meetings were organized between the president and vice-president of ICB, regarding preparations for the Congress of Bamako of 14-16 November. Another topic discussed was opening an ICB office in Bamako, for Africa. Participants to these meetings included lawyers members of the ICB: Prof. Vicenzo Carbone from Rome, Ramona Coman, president of the Pro Iure association of Targu-Mures, and Alina Elena Lungu from Constanta. 

Award Ceremony of the Luis del Castillo Prize in International Criminal Justice and Human Rights to Dr. Esteban Peralta Losillas.


9.15-9.30 h Accreditation

9.30-9.45 am Opening

Núria Clèries Nerín, Director of the Center for Legal Studies and Specialized Training of the Department of Justice

Dragos Chilea, President of the International Criminal Bar (BPI-ICB-CAPI)

Ignasi Puig Ventalló, President of the Council of the Illustrious Bars of Catalonia(CICAC)

9.45-10.45 h Round table

The crime of favoring illegal immigration and its connection with the crime of hatred, as well as the treatment of connected expressions of xenophobia and anti-


Pilar Izaguirre, Delegated Prosecutor of Foreign Affairs of Catalonia

Charo Alises Castillo, President of the Human Rights Commission, coordinator of the Legal Assistance Service for Victims of Hate Crimes of the Illustrious Bar Association

of Málaga


Present and moderate,

Silvia Soler Huete, lawyer, member of the CJPI-DDHH of the ICAB, member of the ICB

10.45-10.50 h Presentation

'Women victims of DAESH's crimes project giving them historical record and justice'

Laura Guercio, Italian lawyer, member of the ICB

10.50-11.15 a.m. Break

11.15-12.15 h Round table

Transnational crimes in the field of Foreigners (Borders) and organized bands

Leticia Matarranz Ortiz, Head of International and Institutional Relations at the Central Unit of Illegal Immigration and Documentary Falsehoods Networks (UCRIF-Central, National Police)


Antoni Rodríguez Herrera, Head of the Criminal Investigation Division of Mossos

d'Esquadra, Criminal Investigation Professor of the Police School of Catalonia and

Professor in the Degree in Security and the Master's in Strategic Security and Police.

Present and moderate,

Javier García Mallol, lawyer, member of the ICB, and member of the CJPI-DDHH of the ICAB

12.30-13.30 Round table

Trafficking of organs and crime of trafficking in persons

Linda Cottone, a member of the UN-Research Unit for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) - Libya

Narciso Ortega Oliva, former Superior Chief of the National Police of Catalonia and a pre-doctoral specialist in FRONTEX (External Borders of the EU)

Rosa María Cendón, Coordinator Area Institutional Relations and Incidence of the SICAR.cat-Adoratrius program


Present and moderate,

Antonia Rocha González, lawyer, Treasurer of the ICB, member of the CJPI-DDHH of the ICAB

13.45-14 h Closure

Jaume Antich Soler, Lawyer, General Secretary of the CAPI, Secretary of the CJPI-DDHH of the ICAB.

Erika Torregrossa Acuña, President of the CJPI-DDHH and Adjunct to the Dean of the ICAB, and member of the CAPI

David Querol Sánchez, Lawyer, President of the Immigration Commission of the Illustrious Bar Association of Mataró (ICAMAT), member of the CAPI and of the



Jaume Antich Soler, General Secretary of the CAPI, Secretary of the CJPI-DDHH of the ICAB.

David Querol Sánchez, President of the Immigration Commission of the Illustrious Bar Association of Mataró (ICAMAT), member of the CAPI and of the CJPI-DDHH of the ICAB

Today, 12 April 2019, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) rejected unanimously the request of the Prosecutor to proceed with an investigation for alleged crimes against humanity and war crimes, on the territory of in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The judges decided that an investigation into the situation in Afghanistan at this stage would not serve the interests of justice. The Chamber is composed of Judge Antoine Kesia-Mbe Mindua, who will be appending a concurring separate opinion, Judge Tomoko Akane and Judge Rosario Salvatore Aitala.


Today, 27 February 2015, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued its judgment confirming, by majority, Trial Chamber II's decision of 18 December 2012 acquitting Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui of charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes. Judges Ekaterina Trendafilova and Cuno Tarfusser adopted a joint dissenting opinion and found that the Appeals Chamber should have amended or reversed the Trial Chamber's decision and ordered a new trial before a different Chamber.

Coalition for the International Criminal Court


The ICB wishes to inform you of the Official Announcement of the Master on International Criminal Justice created with the Rovira i Virgili University

4Th International Meeting Of Defence Offices

25 & 26 November 2016 London, United Kingdom



Defence Office of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Dear Madam, Sir,

The Defence Office of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon thank you again for your participation in the Fourth International Meetings of Defence Offices which were held in London, on 25th and 26th of November 2016.

Please find attached the Summary report of the Meetings in French, English and Arabic. 

You will also find attached the questionnaire on Defence Investigations, which we thank you for completing in the language of your choice, and sending back to us, if you have not already done so. As Johann said during the Meetings,your answers will be very useful in that they will illustrate the Guide to Investigations with concrete examples from you experience.

Thank you again for your participation and we hope to see you again in Nuremberg for the Fifth Meetings in 2017.

Kind regards,