NEWS



November 24, 2022

Kuwait resumes executions after more than five years by carrying out executions of seven persons

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) undertook a mission to Lilongwe, Malawi between 29 October and 3 November 2022
November 17, 2022

ICDP Launches How States abolish the Death Penalty: A Supplement of Case-Studies

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) undertook a mission to Lilongwe, Malawi between 29 October and 3 November 2022
November 11, 2022

Mission to Malawi

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) undertook a mission to Lilongwe, Malawi between 29 October and 3 November 2022
October 11, 2022

A Public Event to Commemorate the World Day against the Death Penalty in Madrid

On 10 October, on the occasion of the 20th World Day against the Death Penalty, Commissioner O’Malley participated in a well-attended public event at the Bolívar Hall in Casa de América featuring a panel co-organized by the ICDP, the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, EU and Cooperation titled “The Death Penalty in the Americas”
October 10, 2022

Statement by ICDP President Navi Pillay on the World Day against the Death Penalty

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) participated in a high-level side event tititled 'Pathways to Moratorium on the Use of Death Penalty
September 30, 2022

ICDP participates in the high-level side event at the UN General Assembly on Pathways to Moratorium on the Use of Death Penalty: Effective and Good Practices from Member States

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) participated in a high-level side event tititled 'Pathways to Moratorium on the Use of Death Penalty
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