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Ms. Mia Swart

Ms. Mia Swart
Professor of International Law
Faculty of Law
University of Johannesburg

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Criminal Law and Procedure
International Criminal Law
Reparations in International Criminal Law

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International Criminal Justice
The Relationship between
the African Union and the International Criminal Court

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Criminal Law and Procedure
International Criminal Law
Reparations in International Criminal Law
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International Criminal Justice
The Relationship between the African Union and the International Criminal Court
A. Legal Instruments

Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Rome, 17 July 1998, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2187, p. 3.

Constitutive Act of the African Union, Lomé, 11 July 2000, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2158, p. 3.

Protocol relating to the Establishment of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union, Durban, 9 July 2002.

Protocol on Amendments to the Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights, Malabo, 27 June 2014.

B. Jurisprudence
C. Documents

Security Council resolution 1593 (2005) of 31 March 2005.

Decision of the Assembly of the African Union of 3 July 2009 (Decision on the Meeting of African States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Sirte, Doc. Assembly/AU/Dec.245(XIII).

Decision of the Assembly of the African Union of 12 October 2013 (Decision on Africa’s Relationship with the International Criminal Court (ICC)), Addis Ababa, Ext/Assembly/AU/Dec.1.

D. Doctrine

T. Murithi, “The African Union and the International Criminal Court: An Embattled Relationship?”, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation Policy Brief, No. 8, 2013.