Raising Awareness About the ICC and ICD
The UCICC has been raising awareness about the ICC since 2004.
Engaging Affected Communities in the North
The UCICC has been training intermediaries and paralegals to engage affected communities in local languages on the ICC and victims' issues
Training Paralegals and Intermediaries
The UCICC staff trained paralegals and intermediaries in Lira on the work of the ICC and ICD in April 2012
Engaging Police Officers and Prison Officials
The UCICC organises dialogues to engage police officers and prison officials on their roles in post-conflict northern Uganda
University Outreach on the ICC
The UCICC and ICC Field Outreach Office engaged law students at Islamic University in Uganda on the ICC
Participating in Broader Transitional Justice Efforts
The UCICC participated in the Barlonyo massacre memorial ceremony organised by the community of Barlonyo on Feb 20-21 2012
Engaging International Actors
UCICC and HURINET-U met with former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan at the 2010 Review Conference in Kampala
Interacting with ICC States Delegates
The UCICC met with the former President of the ICC Assembly of States Parties Ambassador Wenawesar
ICC Media Outreach
The UCICC and CICC appear on a talk show to discuss the work of the ICC
UCICC Launches 'The Forum'
HURINET-U Chair Mohammed Ndifuna launches 'The Forum', a UCICC publication
Engaging Judicial Officers in Northern Uganda
Participants of the Judicial Symposium in Northern Uganda organised by UCICC and HURINET-U
Press Release On The Role Of The Media In Understanding International Criminal Justice-Positive Complementarity: Prospects And Challenges
Mindful of the role played by the media in highlighting the plight of the victim communities in post conflict areas of “Greater Northern Uganda” , and on the grounding that the media plays a fundamental role in demystifying the work of the International Criminal Court while clarifying that of the International Crimes Division of the High Court of the Republic of Uganda, the Uganda Coalition on the International Criminal Court (UCICC), Avocats Sans Frontières (ASF) synonym of Lawyers without Borders, the Field Outreach Unit of the International Criminal Court and the Media Association of Northern Uganda (MANU) found it critical to give media practitioners the opportunity to broadly deliberate on the concept of international justice and key victim oriented issues such as reparations and amnesty.
Press Release: Position Of The Newly Elected Chairperson Of The African Union on President Omar Al-Bashir Of Sudan
Uganda Coalition on the International Criminal Court and Human Rights Network have received with great concern and disquiet the news that during the meeting held by the newly elected African Union Commission Chair, Her Excellence Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma with the African former heads of State, Mozambique’s, Joachim Chissano, and Zambia’ Kenneth Kaunda, the former concurred with the position of the African Union on deferral or not to cooperate on effecting the arrest warrant issued against Al-Bashir the president of Sudan by the International Criminal Court (ICC).
1st July, 2012
Kampala, 1st July 2012 – Today marks an important day for international criminal justice. The ICC Field Outreach Office, Uganda Coalition on the International Criminal Court (UCICC) and Avocats Sans Frontières (ASF) join the rest of the world in celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Rome Statute and the establishment of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Since its establishment in 2002, the ICC has symbolised a commitment on behalf of the international community to end impunity for gross violations of human rights and provide justice to the victims of such crimes.