The term of the current ICC Prosecutor, Ms. Fatou Bensouda (The Gambia), will end in June 2021. In February 2021, the ICC Assembly of States Parties (ASP) elected Mr. Karim Khan (U.K.) to replace her.
The next Prosecutor will have to confront many challenges if the OTP and the ICC are to fulfil the high expectations of their key constituencies. These range from addressing low staff morale, to working to improve and implement more streamlined situation and case selection criteria in concrete cases, to persuading States to strengthen their support for investigations and prosecutions, engaging the ongoing ICC review and reform process to implement appropriate policy changes, and of course, to securing more funding and cooperation for the OTP from the States Parties, the ASP, and the UN Security Council.
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Viviane Dittrich, Deputy Director, International Nuremberg Principles Academy
Charles C. Jalloh, CILPA and formerly Chair, ICC Panel of Experts on the Election of the Prosecutor
Alex Whiting, Deputy Prosecutor, Kosovo Specialist Prosecutor?s Office
Lorraine Smith van Lin, formerly Redress
Talita de Souza Dias, Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellow, University of Oxford
Kevin Heller, Professor of Law, University of Copenhagen and Australian National University
Sarah Kasande, Head of Office, International Center for Transitional Justice, Uganda