International Justice comes to Ukraine: by Alexandre Prezanti as guest author for the European Council on Foreign Relations

International Justice comes to Ukraine: by Alexandre Prezanti as guest author for the European Council on Foreign Relations - Sep 22 2015

Ukraine has invited the ICC to investigate and prosecute war crimes and crimes against humanity committed on its territory since February 2014. The ICC’s jurisdiction will now cover international crimes committed during the Euromaidan protests, the annexation of Crimea and the subsequent war in eastern Ukraine. This is a major development with the potential to […]

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Global Diligence partner testifies before US Congress Foreign Affairs Committee

Global Diligence partner testifies before US Congress Foreign Affairs Committee - Aug 26 2015

On 21 August 2015, Global Diligence partner, Richard J Rogers, testified before the US House Foreign Affairs Committee, Sub-Committee on Asia and Pacific. Rogers was one of six experts who provided evidence at a hearing on ‘Property Rights and Development in South East Asia.’ Five US Congressmen attended the hearing, including Chairman Ed Royce – […]

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Cambodia Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organisations: a new setback for democracy and international justice as a last resort

Cambodia Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organisations: a new setback for democracy and international justice as a last resort - Jul 28 2015

On 26 July 2015, the Cambodian Parliament passed the severely detrimental Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organisations (“LANGO”) to the action of civil society and Human rights defenders in violation of the right to freedom of association. Josie Cohen from Global Witness explains that the LANGO enables the ruling Cambodian People’s Party to expand its […]

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Richard Rogers of Global Diligence LLP files the First Supplementary Communication to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court under Article 15

Richard Rogers of Global Diligence LLP files the First Supplementary Communication to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court under Article 15 - Jul 22 2015

Joint press release Global Diligence LLP and FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights Cambodia: 60,000 new victims of government land grabbing policy since January 2014 The Hague, 22 July 2015 – New evidence submitted today to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) shows that the practice of land grabbing has adversely affected […]

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Global Diligence partner, Alexandre Prezanti, leads a workshop on fair trial rights at a trial-monitoring training organised by the OSCE in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Global Diligence partner, Alexandre Prezanti, leads a workshop on fair trial rights at a trial-monitoring training organised by the OSCE in Kyiv, Ukraine. - Jul 21 2015

On 14-15 July 2015, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine jointly with the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) held a two-day training for Ukrainian non-governmental organizations on best practices in trial monitoring. As part of this training, Global Diligence partner, Alexandre Prezanti, facilitated a 3-hour […]

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8 May 2015 – Global Diligence partner Marie Guiraud participates in the Atrocity Crimes Litigation year in Review Conference at the Hague Institute for Global Justice

8 May 2015 – Global Diligence partner Marie Guiraud participates in the Atrocity Crimes Litigation year in Review Conference at the Hague Institute for Global Justice - May 11 2015

Marie Guiraud participated in an in-depth discussion of developments in atrocity crimes litigation since January 2014 at the Hague Institute for Global Justice in The Hague. Professor David Scheffer moderated the panel composed of leading practitioners and experts in the field of international criminal law as they discussed recent jurisprudence and current happenings from throughout […]

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Global Diligence LLP partner, Alexandre Prezanti, addresses the Parliament of Ukraine on the International Criminal Court

Global Diligence LLP partner, Alexandre Prezanti, addresses the Parliament of Ukraine on the International Criminal Court - Apr 22 2015

On 21 April 2015, a special session was held by the Committee on Human Rights, National Minorities and International Relations of the Parliament of Ukraine (the Verkhovna Rada) on whether Ukraine should recognise the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC). On 4 February 2015, the Parliament of Ukraine voted in favour of submitting a […]

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Global Diligence LLP partner, Alexandre Prezanti, commended by Nobel laureate and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for his contribution to the Rule of Law Centres Pilot Project in Myanmar.

Global Diligence LLP partner, Alexandre Prezanti, commended by Nobel laureate and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for his contribution to the Rule of Law Centres Pilot Project in Myanmar. - Feb 28 2015

The Rule of Law Centres Pilot Project, first of its kind in Myanmar, was commissioned by the ‘Myanmar Union Parliament Coordinating Body for the Rule of Law Centres’ and the United Nations Development Program. Implemented by a consortium of three organisations (IDLO, ASF and BABSEACLE), the Pilot Project consisted of designing and implementing a 3-month […]

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Global Diligence partner, Alexandre Prezanti, assists a coalition of Ukrainian NGOs with the investigation and framing of a complaint submitted to the International Criminal Court

Global Diligence partner, Alexandre Prezanti, assists a coalition of Ukrainian NGOs with the investigation and framing of a complaint submitted to the International Criminal Court - Jan 19 2015

On 6 January 2015, a coalition of 13 Ukrainian non-governmental organisations submitted a Communication to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The Communication alleges that the violent suppression of Euromaidan protests in Kyiv and other regions of Ukraine, as well as the political persecution of actual and perceived political dissidents, activists and journalists […]

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Global Diligence partner, Alexandre Prezanti, contributes to key OSCE Trial Monitoring Report in Georgia

Global Diligence partner, Alexandre Prezanti, contributes to key OSCE Trial Monitoring Report in Georgia - Jan 19 2015

On 9 December 2014, the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe released a 116-page report setting out the findings of its international trial monitoring mission in Georgia. The OSCE mission monitored 327 court hearings over 20 months. The monitoring mission focused on criminal proceedings brought […]

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