The Council of the International Criminal Bar (ICB) is committed to the respect for diversity, and comprises representatives from a wide range of cultures, races and religions. 

There are  a total of 42 Council Members from all of the continents, and hence each representing their distinctive legal systems. The term of service of each Council Member is 4 years, and all members meet twice a year. 

The Council Members are responsible for electing the ICB's Executive Committee, and to put into practise the decisions adopted by the General Assembly of the ICB, as well as supervising the functioning of the Executive Committee. 

All in all, according to the Statute of the ICB the legal rights of the entity correspond to the Council.

Former Presidents 

  • Elise Grouxl (Canada)
  • Paul Albert Iweins (France)
  • Jeroen Brower (Holland)
  • Eberhard Kempf (Germany)
  • Pascal Vanderveeren (France)
  • Luis del Castillo (Spain)

 

REPRESETATIVES OF BARS AND LAW SOCIETIES

( 21; 5  from Europe,Africa;Asia and the Americas; 1 from Oceania)

EUROPE

  • Erika Torregrossa  ( Bar de Barcelona )
  • Francisco Javier La Pelaez  ( Bar de Malaga )
  • 3 seat being vacant

 

AFRICA 

  • 5 seat being vacant

 

ASIA

  • Giles Surman ( Hong Kong Bar Association )
  • Raymond Chedid  ( Lebanese Bar Association )
  • 3 seat being vacant

 

AMERICAS

  • Alavaro Burgos ( Costa Rican Bar Association ) 
  • 4 seats being vacant

 

OCEANIA

  • 1 seats being vacant

 

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS ( 14 )

  • Pierre Kopps ( Israel ) LIST COUNSEL
  • Ken Gallant ( EEUU ) LIST COUNSEL
  • Dragos Chilea ( ROMANIA )
  • Jaume Antich ( SPAIN )
  • Nayma El Quazani Sant ( ECUADOR )
  • Juan Carlos Gutierrez ( VENEZUELA ) LIST COUNSEL
  • Basmah Alsaif ( KUWAI )
  • Elisabetta Galeazzi ( Italia )   LIST COUNSEL
  • Samiha BELHAK KARIM (Marocco) LIST COUNSEL
  • Mayombo KASSONGO (DR Congo) LIST COUNSEL
  • Erika TORREGROSSA (Colombia)
  • Nguyen DANG TRUNG (Vietnam)
  • Abouba Aly Maïga ( Mali ) 
  • Hossan Amin Eldeeb ( Egypt )

 

REPRESENTATIVES OF ASSOCIATIONS OF COUNSEL ( 7 )

  • David Levy ( Conseil National de Barreaux )
  • Blas Imbroda ( Consejo General de la Abogacia Española )
  • Gian Domenico Caiazza ( Unione de la Camera Penali Italiana ) 
  • Andres Guerrero ( Asociacion Juristas de Iberoamerica )
  • 3 seats being vacant

 

REPRESENTATIVES OF ASSOCIATE MEMBERS ( 7 )

  • Javier Garcia Mallol ( Asociacion Pro Derechos Humanos y Observatorio Criminal )
  • Daniel Rezene Mekonnen ( Eritrean Law Society )
  • Antonia Rocha ( Fondation Congolaise Pour la Promotion des Droits Humains et la Paix (FOCDP)
  • 4 seats being vacant