Intern - Presidency - Legal and Enforcement Unit (19258), The Hague

  • ICC - International Criminal Court 
  • The Hague, Netherlands
  • Mar 12, 2020
Intern ICC - International Criminal Court

Job Description

Organisational Context

The Presidency is one of the four Organs of the Court. It is composed of the President and First and Second Vice-Presidents, all of whom are elected by an absolute majority of the Judges of the Court for a three year renewable term. The judges composing the Presidency serve on a full-time basis.

The Presidency has three main areas of responsibility: judicial/legal functions, administration and external relations. In the exercise of its judicial/legal functions, the Presidency constitutes and assigns cases to Chambers, conducts judicial review of certain decisions of the Registrar and concludes Court-wide cooperation agreements with States and inter-governmental organisations. With the exception of the Office of the Prosecutor, the Presidency is responsible for the proper administration of the Court and oversees the work of the Registry. The Presidency will coordinate and seek the concurrence of the Prosecutor on all matters of mutual concern. Among the Presidency’s responsibilities in the area of external relations is to maintain relations with States and other entities and to promote public awareness and understanding of the Court.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Performing his or her duties under the supervision of the Legal Adviser to the ICC President, the Judicial/Legal intern will contribute to:

  • Conducting in-depth legal research in administrative, human rights and public international law and other relevant areas of law, on both procedural and substantive issues, in support of the Presidency’s decisions on applications for judicial review;
  • Providing support in all aspects of the enforcement of sentences and international cooperation;
  • Assisting in drafting legal opinions on the interpretation of the Court's legal texts, ASP resolutions, international treaties, etc.;
  • Providing support in the preparation and servicing internal meetings and committees;
  • Assisting in the preparation of speeches, letters, background papers and reports for the President and the Presidency;
  • Performing any other duties as assigned.

 

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