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Trial Observation in the ‘Operation Condor’ Trial on Crime against Humanity

Trial Observation in the ‘Operation Condor’ Trial on Crime against Humanity

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On 9 and 10 July 2015, the Secretary-General of Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA), Dr. David Donat-Cattin, attended the public hearings of the 'Operation Condor' Trial in the Aula Bunker of the High Court of Rome's Penal Tribunal in Reb

PGA Member in Chad Plays Direct Role in the National Assembly’s Ratification of an Ordinance Recognizing 18 as the Minimum Legal Age of Marriage

PGA Member in Chad Plays Direct Role in the National Assembly’s Ratification of an Ordinance Recognizing 18 as the Minimum Legal Age of Marriage

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The National Assembly of Chad Ratifies Ordinance N006/PR/2015 banning child marriage by enforcing 18 as the minimum legal age of marriage in the country.

African MPs Support the ICC System as the Ultimate Safeguard Against Impunity

African MPs Support the ICC System as the Ultimate Safeguard Against Impunity

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International Justice Day Statement by Hon. Dr. Pindi Chana, MP (Tanzania), in her capacity as Chairperson of the International Council, Parliamentarians for Global Action

PGA Board Members (MEPs) condemn 1904/08 Herero and Nama Genocide

PGA Board Members (MEPs) condemn 1904/08 Herero and Nama Genocide

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Vor hundert Jahren, am 9. Juli 1915, endete die deutsche Kolonialherrschaft im heutigen Namibia. Zwischen 1904 und 1908 ermordeten die Kolonialherren dort 90.000 Herero und Nama.

PGA Commends the Italian Judiciary for the Historic Trial of Certain Leaders of 'Operation Condor'

PGA Commends the Italian Judiciary for the Historic Trial of Certain Leaders of 'Operation Condor'

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PGA commends the Italian Judiciary for the historic trial of certain leaders of ‘Operation Condor’ and asks that victims and witnesses from Latin America be heard and treated with dignity and respect for their inalienable rights.

United Nations Human Rights Council Adopts Resolution on Child, Early and Forced Marriage during its 29th session

United Nations Human Rights Council Adopts Resolution on Child, Early and Forced Marriage during its 29th session

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PGA commends the United Nations Human Rights Council for its recent adoption of a Resolution on Child, Early and Forced Marriage during its 29th session.

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

Capacity Building Session on Child, Early and Forced Marriage for Tanzanian Parliamentarians - Segment One

Capacity Building Session on Child, Early and Forced Marriage for Tanzanian Parliamentarians - Segment One

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PGA convened a Parliamentary Delegation to Dar es Salaam and Dodoma, Tanzania on June 17-22, 2015 to hold meetings with relevant stakeholders and partners on CEFM issues and to discuss the best strategies through which PGA can contribute to their work

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?

Consultations on the Abolition of the Death Penalty and the Fight Against Impunity

Consultations on the Abolition of the Death Penalty and the Fight Against Impunity

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From 10 to 13 June, PGA conducted a field mission on the abolition of the death penalty and the fight against impunity in the margins of the South-East Asia Regional Congress on the abolition of the death penalty organized by Ensemble Contre la Peine de M

Parliamentary Expert & Peer-Exchange Roundtable Discussions on the International Criminal Court (ICC)

Parliamentary Expert & Peer-Exchange Roundtable Discussions on the International Criminal Court (ICC)

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PGA, in partnership with the Human Rights Agenda and the Razumkov Center organized a Parliamentary Expert & Peer-Exchange Roundtable Discussions on the International Criminal Court (ICC) from June 18-19, 2015 at the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine

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.

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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