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Newest elections at the ICC and the ICJ

Two great international lawyers from Africa, Ms. Fatou Bensuda (Gambia) and Ms. Julia Sebutinde (Uganda), have been elected respectively as Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and as Judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Both these African women have had a distinguished career in the area of international legal practice (for their CVs and more information on the election process see respectively here and here). We express our heartfelt congratulations and wish them the best in fulfilling these important positions. The election of Ms. Sebutinde at the Bench brings the number of female judges at the ICJ…