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The failure of the ICC Victims Fund

For more than 15 years, the Trust Fund for Victims of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has constantly reviewed its plans, strategy and modus operandi. The result is a clear failure. Its budget is opaque. Its concrete actions for victims are as limited as they are devoid of evaluation. Based on the analysis of Court documents, numerous interviews and reports in the field - such as in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda or Georgia - Justice Info reveals the (dys)functioning of this organ of the ICC and establishes the responsibilities for its failure. How did we get here? Who is to blame?

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Pending the publication of our next unpublished articles dedicated to this special focus about the ICC prosecutor’s election, consult all of our publications dedicated to the International Criminal Court, since 2015.

Le fonds de la CPI pour les victimes (Trust Fund for the Victims / TFV) : une usine à gaz. Un échec.
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