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February 23, 2021
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ICDP welcomes former Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Violence against Children Marta Santos Pais as its new Commissioner

The International Commission against the Death Penalty warmly welcomes former Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Violence against Children Marta Santos Pais as its new Commissioner
February 19, 2021
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Participation of ICDP Commissioner former President of Mongolia Tsakhia Elbegdorj in the UN Biennial high-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty

ICDP Commissioner and former President of Mongolia Tsakhia Elbegdorj participated on 23 February in the biannual high-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty during the 46th session of the Human Rights Council
February 2, 2021

ICDP Opinion Piece on “Executions of prisoners in the US as an electoral argument “

Opinion Piece by ICDP President Judge Navi Pillay, Founding President Federico Mayor Zaragoza, Honorary Member José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Commissioner Bill Richardson and Executive Director Asunta Vivó Cavaller
January 15, 2021

Kazakhstan ratifies the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

On 2 January, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. signed the law to ratify the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
December 18, 2020

Eighth UNGA Moratorium Resolution : Record number of 123 member-states in favour, 38 against and 24 abstained

On 16 December 2020 , the eighth UNGA Resolution on a moratorium on the use of the death penalty was voted at the UNGA plenary session by a record number of 123 member-states who voted in its favour, 38 member-states voted against the resolution, while 24 abstained
December 18, 2020

2020 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe award to ICDP

The Jury of the North-South prize of the Council of Europe decided to award the 2020 Prize to ICDP and to the Mediterranean Experts on Climate and Environmental Change Network of the Union for the Mediterranean
December 11, 2020
Commission against the Death Penalty webinar

The International Commission against the Death Penalty hosted a webinar on 14 December 2020

To celebrate Human Rights Day, the International Commission against the Death Penalty will host a webinar on 14 December 2020. The event will be special as 2020 marks the tenth anniversary for the Commission, which was founded in October 2010 in Madrid
December 10, 2020

Opinion Piece by ICDP President Judge Navi Pillay and Founding President Federico Mayor Zaragoza on occasion of the Human Rights Day 2020

ICDP President Judge Navi Pillay and Founding President Federico Mayor Zaragoza commemorate Human Rights Day 2020 with this opinion piece published in the Political Exterior Magazine
December 10, 2020
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Director of Policy Narayan participated on the 10th of December to the Virtual Conference on the Death Penalty on Executions in the US

A week of live/interactive on-line panel discussions or events were organized by the USA NGOs death penalty action, Indiana abolition Coalition, Journey of Hope, Terre Haute death penalty Resistance and the Social justice Workers on the issue of “Human Rights in Crisis: The US Federal Execution Spree”