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The International Criminal Court, Ten Years Later: Appraisal And Prospects, Joseph M. Isanga Mar 2018

The International Criminal Court, Ten Years Later: Appraisal And Prospects, Joseph M. Isanga

Joseph Isanga

On March 14, 2012, ten years after the International Criminal Court (ICC) became operational, and with around $900 million spent, the ICC delivered its first judgment. It has issued only thirteen arrest warrants. Is the ICC too slow and too expensive? The Kampala Review Conference held in 2010, seven years after the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (Rome Statute) entered into force, could have probed a plethora of questions. Instead, it was a limited stocktaking exercise, leaving many issues unresolved. In 2012, the ICC marked ten years since the Rome Statute entered into force. Seizing upon this milestone, …