March 6, 2023
Third meeting in Geneva of ICDP Commissioners and representatives of countries of Central Asian region and Mongolia on moving towards becoming a death-penalty free zone
On 28 February 2023, the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission) co-hosted a hybrid meeting of countries of the Central Asian region and Mongolia
February 27, 2023
The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) warmly welcomes the abolition of the death penalty in Zambia´s law statutes on 23 December 2022 when President Hakainde Hichilema made history by signing the legislation, which was earlier voted in its Parliament.
December 15, 2022
The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) welcomes the adoption of the ninth United Nations General Assembly resolution on a moratorium on the use of the death penalty.
December 5, 2022
The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) is deeply concerned after hearing reports that suggest that three teenage protesters, who were arrested during the recent crackdowns on protests in Iran, face charges that carry the death penalty.
November 24, 2022
The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) strongly condemns the executions of seven persons, including two women, carried out by authorities in Kuwait on Wednesday, 16 November 2022, after a five-year hiatus on executions.
November 21, 2022
A delegation of the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) participated in the 8th World Congress against the Death Penalty, which was held in Berlin from 14 to 18 November 2022.
November 17, 2022
ICDP announces the launch of How States abolish the Death Penalty: A Supplement of Case-Studies. This publication briefly describes the experiences of 21 states as they moved towards the abolition of the death penalty.
November 11, 2022
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
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
On the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty, ICDP President Navi Pillay recorded the following statement commemorating the 20th anniversary of the World Day, calling on all countries and individuals to respect the most fundamental right: the right to life.