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September 22, 2022

Equatorial Guinea excludes the death penalty for ordinary crimes from its new Penal Code

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) welcomes Equatorial Guinea’s announcement of the abolition of the death penalty
July 29, 2022

Myanmar carries out four executions: the first in 34 years

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) strongly condemns the executions of four people by authorities in Myanmar on 25 July 2022
July 12, 2022

Webinar on Human Rights and Good Practices in Spain and Kyrgyzstan

On 22 July 2022, ICDP participated in a webinar on human rights and the promotion of good practices in Spain and Kyrgyzstan, organized by Casa Asia and the OSCE Academy in Bishkek. Executive Director Asunta Vivó discussed the events leading up to abolition in both countries
July 4, 2022

17th Meeting of ICDP Commissioners and General Assembly

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) held its 17th Meeting of Commissioners on 4 July 2022 in a hybrid format. This was the first in person Meeting of Commissioners for those Commissioners who were able to physically participate
July 4, 2022

Roundtable on Constitutional Reforms: Ensuring Human Dignity and Human Rights

The Permanent Missions of Uzbekistan in Geneva organized a roundtable on Constitutional Reforms: Ensuring Human Dignity and Human Rights on 4 July 2022 on the margins of the 50th session of the Human Rights Council. ICDP Vice President Ruth Dreifuss participated in the roundtable discussion
June 29, 2022

ICDP co-organizes a side event in Geneva at the sidelines of 50th Human Rights Council with Australia on “Youth and the Death Penalty”

On 29 June, ICDP co-organized with Australia a side event at the sidelines of the Human Rights Council consisting of a panel discussion with presentations of the international human rights legal framework providing for the abolition of the death penalty for those children
June 24, 2022

Roundtable discussion on lessons learned from national experiences abolishing the death penalty in Geneva in sidelines of the 50th Human Rights Council

On 24 June 2022, ICDP co-organized with Kazakhstan a side event at the sidelines of the 50th Human Rights Council consisting of a roundtable on lessons learned by countries from national experiences in the global campaign for a universal abolition of death penalty
May 20, 2022

ICDP participates in the International Congress against the Death Penalty

On 19 and 20 May 2022, the ICDP Secretariat was invited to the International Congress against the Death Penalty: Opinio Iuris and International Law, an event organized by the Network for the Abolition of the Death Penalty and Cruel Punishment
April 28, 2022

Singaporean authorities carry out the execution of 34-year-old intellectually disabled Malaysian national Nagaenthran Dharmalingam

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) strongly condemns the carrying out of the execution of 34-year-old Malaysian national Nagaenthran Dharmalingam by Singaporean authorities