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February 18, 2022

ICDP´s Honorary Commissioner Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero met with Ambassador Petri Fabrizio, Italy´s Special Envoy for Human Rights of LGBTIQ+ persons

On 15 February 2022, ICDP´s Honorary Commissioner Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero met with Ambassador Petri Fabrizio, Italy´s Special Envoy for Human Rights of LGBTIQ+
March 30, 2022

Kazakhstan became the 90th State to ratify the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ICDP warmly welcomes Kazakhstan´s ratification, on 24 March 2022, of the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Second Optional Protocol), aiming at the abolition of the death penalty
April 26, 2022

Mission to the United States of America

On 26 April 2022, the Spanish Ambassador to the USA Santiago Cabanas hosted a meeting of Washington DC-based Ambassadors and senior diplomats of the ICDP Support Group and the EU Ambassador with an ICDP delegation led by ICDP Vice President Ruth Dreifuss and ICDP Commissioner Governor Martin O'Malley and the ICDP Secretariat comprising Executive Director Asunta Vivó and Director of Policy Rajiv Narayan. President Navi Pillay participated in the meeting remotely due to travel restrictions
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
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
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
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