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PGA Member, Hon. James Selfe, MP (South Africa) questions People's Assembly on the neglect of arresting Omar Al-Bashir

PGA Member, Hon. James Selfe, MP (South Africa) questions People's Assembly on the neglect of arresting Omar Al-Bashir

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Hon. James Selfe recently joined PGA amidst the unfolding events around the neglect of the ICC arrest warrants, as well as the national Gauteng High Court orders, for the arrest of Omar Al-Bashir. During the debates in the South African people’s assembly

PGA High-Level Roundtable Discussion and Strategy Meeting on the 1 for 7 Billion Campaign

PGA High-Level Roundtable Discussion and Strategy Meeting on the 1 for 7 Billion Campaign

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The next UN Secretary-General will have the responsibility of implementing the United Nation’s most critical decisions and commitments. The 1 for 7 billion campaign believes that the process must be worthy of the post itself.

ICC Ratification: Increasing the Opportunities for Justice in Ukraine

ICC Ratification: Increasing the Opportunities for Justice in Ukraine

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Are further delays in ratification of the Rome Statute presenting a lost opportunity to provide for justice in Ukraine? Can Rome Statute ratification in fact help the high-level peace negotiations? Will the ICC replace national Ukrainian courts?

In Memoriam of Prof. Otto Triffterer (1931-2015), a giant of International Criminal Law

In Memoriam of Prof. Otto Triffterer (1931-2015), a giant of International Criminal Law

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Earlier this month, on June 1, 2015, the world lost one of the most innovative and charismatic legal thinkers of our times, Professor Dr. Otto Triffterer.

PGA Member Senator David Musila calls on Kenyan Goverment to Accede to Arms Trade Treaty

PGA Member Senator David Musila calls on Kenyan Goverment to Accede to Arms Trade Treaty

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Why Kenya must accede to arms treaty, By DAVID MUSILA

Interview with PGA Member Mr. Harry van Bommel, MP, The Netherlands

Interview with PGA Member Mr. Harry van Bommel, MP, The Netherlands

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The PGA Secretariat has the pleasure of highlighting this month’s work on the ratification of the Rome Statute by Armenia, by 10 questions to Mr. Harry van Bommel, MP, The Netherlands, “PGA Member of the month May 2015”

PGA Condena el Asesinato de Francela Méndez, Activista Transgénero y Defensora de los Derechos Humanos de El Salvador

PGA Condena el Asesinato de Francela Méndez, Activista Transgénero y Defensora de los Derechos Humanos de El Salvador

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PGA condena enérgicamente el asesinato de Francela Méndez, activista transgénero y defensora de los derechos humanos de El Salvador, ocurrido en la madrugada del 31 de mayo pasado, y expresa su solidaridad con sus familiares

PGA Congratulates the Unanimous Vote for the Implementing Legislation of the Rome Statute of the ICC in DRC

PGA Congratulates the Unanimous Vote for the Implementing Legislation of the Rome Statute of the ICC in DRC

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On 2 June the Chamber of Deputies of the DRC voted unanimously for the adoption of the Law to Implement the Rome Statute of the ICC in the domestic legal order.

ISIS: abducting girls and women to finance their activities

ISIS: abducting girls and women to finance their activities

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Zainab Hawa Bangura, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict gave a poignant report on the situation in Iraq, and Syria following her mission in the region

PGA’s Treasurer, Ms. Margareta Cederfelt, appointed  Rapporteur of the OSCE PA's General Committee on Political Affairs and Security

PGA’s Treasurer, Ms. Margareta Cederfelt, appointed Rapporteur of the OSCE PA's General Committee on Political Affairs and Security

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Cederfelt has served as Chair of the PGA National Group of Sweden and Treasurer of the PGA Executive Board since 2011.

Angola - PGA congratulates PGA Member Dip. Palmira Bernardo for her actions contributing to parliamentary ratification of BTWC and CWC

Angola - PGA congratulates PGA Member Dip. Palmira Bernardo for her actions contributing to parliamentary ratification of BTWC and CWC

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PGA congratulates its Members in Angola for their relentless efforts leading to approved Ratification of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, as well as the Chemical Weapons Convention by the Government of Angola

PGA welcomes the adoption by the Central African Parliament of the law establishing a Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic

PGA welcomes the adoption by the Central African Parliament of the law establishing a Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic

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PGA congratulates the National Transitional Council of the Central African Republic which adopted the bill establishing a Special Criminal Court in CAR.

PGA National Group in Liberia Welcomes Ratification of Arms Trade Treaty

PGA National Group in Liberia Welcomes Ratification of Arms Trade Treaty

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On 21 April 2015, the Government of Liberia deposited its Instrument of Ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty

Czech Republic and Switzerland approve Kampala Amendments

Czech Republic and Switzerland approve Kampala Amendments

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Parliamentarians around the world celebrate the acceptance by the Czech Republic of both Kampala Amendments to the Rome Statute of the ICC and the Swiss Federal Assembly unanimous approval of the ratification of the Kampala Amendments

PGA Condemns the Brutal Assassination of Ugandan leading State-Prosecutor Ms. Joan Kagezi

PGA Condemns the Brutal Assassination of Ugandan leading State-Prosecutor Ms. Joan Kagezi

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PGA firmly condemns her brutal and senseless assassination, occurred on 30 March, 2015 in Kampala

PGA Statement concerning the restrictions of personal liberty against Mr. Ahmed Mahloof, MP (Maldives), PGA Member

PGA Statement concerning the restrictions of personal liberty against Mr. Ahmed Mahloof, MP (Maldives), PGA Member

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PGA expresses its undiminished solidarity with Mr. Mahloof for his prolonged detention without formal charges being presented to him before an independent judge.

PGA congratulates Chad on ratifying the Arms Trade Treaty

PGA congratulates Chad on ratifying the Arms Trade Treaty

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PGA congratulates its National Group in Chad for its tireless efforts over the past years which made an important contribution leading to the deposit on March 25th, 2015 of the Instrument of Ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty by the Government of Chad

PGA Calls for Peaceful Presidential Elections in Nigeria

PGA Calls for Peaceful Presidential Elections in Nigeria

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PGA urges Nigerians to restrain from using violence during the presidential elections to be held on the 28 March 2015 and calls for peaceful elections.

PGA’s vision is to contribute to the creation of a Rules-Based International Order for a more equitable, safe and democratic world.

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