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Côte d'Ivoire
Rome Statute   Côte d'Ivoire ratified the Rome Statute on 15 February 2013. Côte d’Ivoire’s ratification of the Rome Statute comes almost 15 years after the state initially signed the treaty on 30 November 1998. A number of legal and constitutional hurdles delayed the process.
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities Côte d'Ivoire has not signed the APIC.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement BIA signed on June 30, 2003.
Implementing Legislation None (not a State Party)
Membership Like-Minded Group (no longer active), African Union, ECOWAS, La Francophonie
ICC Statements and Reports
Author Date and Title
24 May 2012
Requête en incompétence de la Cour Pénale Internationale fondée sur les articles 12 (3), 19 (2), 21 (3), 55 et 59 du Statut de Rome présentée par la défense du Président Gbagbo
14 Mar 2012
Communiqué d’Amady Ba à la presse internationale et ivoirienne
23 Feb 2012
Côte d’Ivoire: the ICC Judges expand the scope of the investigation to the 2002-2010 period
22 June 2011
Cote D’Ivoire: ICC Prosecutor ready to request judges for authorization to open an investigation.
20 May 2011
Situation in Côte d’Ivoire assigned to Pre-Trial Chamber II
06 Apr 2011
Widespread or systematic killings in Cote d’Ivoire may trigger OTP investigation
ICC Registry
15 Feb 2005
Traduccion no oficial: Secretario Confirma que Republica de Costa de Marfil Acepto la Competencia de la Corte
NGO Letters, Papers, Reports, and Statements
Author Date and Title
Mar 2016
La Haye No. 7
Human Rights Watch
29 Jan 2016
ICC Former Ivorian President Gbagbo on Trial Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch
09 Dec 2015
To Consolidate This Peace of Ours (Cote d'Ivoire)
22 Oct 2015
Declaration de la CICPI en prelude aux elections presidentielles du 25 octobre 2015
10 Oct 2015
Journée mondiale contre la peine de mort: Declaration des ONG ivoiriennes
15 Sept 2015
La Haye No. 6
CI-CPI et 23 autres ONG
03 Sept 2015
Communique commun sur l’indemnisation des victimes
NGO Media Statements
Author Date and Title
02 Sept 2016
Lettre au President de la Cote d'Ivoire (CJG Sep. 2016)
21 Sept 2016
Côte d’Ivoire: Time to end impunity for ICC crimes
27 Jan 2016
Gbagbo First former head of state trial opens at ICC
27 Jan 2016
Gbagbo/Ble Goude ICC trial – Civil society media briefing 27 January 2016
15 Ivorian and International NGOs
21 Oct 2015
Cote d'Ivoire : Respect Rights During Elections
Human Rights Watch
04 Aug 2015
ICC: Côte d’Ivoire Case Highlights Court’s Missteps
26 June 2015
Côte d’Ivoire: Don’t Shut Down Investigations