By Justice Hub
At the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) – the annual meeting of the International Criminal Court – next month there will be discussions on all kinds of issues, like how much money the court gets for investigations next year.
But a key item on the agenda for the first and second days is the election of six new judges to replace those whose terms have come to an end after nine years.
How does that work? It’s not a straightforward process by any means because the court has all kinds of rules to ensure regional, gender and law-system representation.
We’ve read the rules for you, and have prepared with our colleagues from The Cartoon Movement a couple of pictures that should help you understand what’s going on.
Click for Part 2 of Justice Hub’s infographic about how the judges are elected.
Read more about the nomination process: “We may not get the best ICC judges“.