At the ADC-ICT General Assembly, which was held on 7 December 2019, a Resolution was unanimously passed which requested the President of the IRMCT to apply the established jurisprudence of the ad hoc tribunals and the Mechanism as to early release and treat all convicted persons with uniformity. It also requests the President of the Mechanism to expedite all pending and future submissions on early release, commutation of sentence and pardon and render all decisions in a timely manner.
The Resolution was passed by the General Assembly as there are many outst...
At the ADC-ICT General Assembly, which was held on 7 December 2019, a Resolution was passed, by majority, which called upon the present Judges and Principals of the IRMCT not to seek re-appointment when their current terms expire so as to provide the nominating States the opportunity to implement gender parity at the mechanism.
The Resolution was passed by the General Assembly as there are currently 19 male judges at the Mechanism and all Principals of the Mechanism are men. The Resolution calls for there to be more action taken to ensure ge...
On Saturday 7 December 2019, the ADC-ICT held its General Assembly and elections. Mr. Geoff Roberts was elected as President for the coming year, the four Vice Presidents are: Kate Gibson, Dragan Ivetic, Marie O'Leary and Colleen Rohan. The full election results for all ADC-ICT committees are available here.
In October 2019, the President of the ADC-ICT, Dragan Ivetic and Head of Office, Dominic Kennedy, traveled to Guantanamo Bay to observer proceedings in the 9/11 case at the Military Commissions. Updates from their time as observers is available on the Guantanamo Bay, Observer Blog here.
This marked the first time representatives of the ADC-ICT traveled to observe proceedings and it is anticipated that members will continue to attend Military Commission proceedings on a regular basis.