On 10 October, ICDP commemorates the World Day against the Death Penalty.
This year, the World Day against the Death Penalty focuses on a special and very relevant topic: “Women and the death penalty, an invisible reality”.
On the occasion of the World Day, ICDP President Judge Navi Pillay, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, expressed her support to the World Day with the following messages:
An overview on the death penalty around the World
Women and the death penalty
The lack of transparency in death penalty and the 2021 resolution on the question of death penalty by UN Human Rights Council focusing on the lack of transparency and death penalty
The message of the President of the International Commission Against the Death Penalty
Please find below a joint video featuring ICDP President Judge Navi Pillay and the Australian Ambassador to Spain Ms Sophia McIntyre on the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty. Australia is a Member State of ICDP's Support Group which consists of 23 Member States.
On the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty, Director of Policy Rajiv Narayan participated at the Institute for Crime Justice Reform (ICJR) Research Dissemination webinar on 8 October titled: "The Overlooked: She is the Vortex of Death Penalty". ICJR is an independent research institute based in Jakarta, Indonesia.Please see link.
Opinion piece by President Navi Pillay on the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty, published in La Vanguardia on 13 October 2021.