The Registry of the International Criminal Court (ICC) calls for experts to assist the Court in the area of reparations.
Pursuant to regulation 110 (2) of the Regulations of the Registry and, the Registry may present information to a Chamber regarding appropriate experts to assist a Chamber in determining the scope, extent of damage, loss and injury and to suggest various options in regard to the types and modalities of reparations pursuant to rule 97 (2) of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence.
A Chamber may consider appointing experts in the reparations proceedings should their expertise be deemed necessary. Experts appointed by a Chamber will be invited to apply for inclusion in the list of experts created and maintained by the Registry in accordance with regulation 44 of the Regulations of the Court.
The Registry would like to call the experts who meet the following general mandatory requirements:
- demonstrated expertise and extensive experience in a wide range of areas relevant to questions of reparations, including but not limited to law, victims consultation, design and implementation of reparations programmes, victimology, reparations in relation to armed conflict, public health and well-being, assessment of individual and collective harm, loss adjustment, child protection and gender based violence;
- demonstrated nationally, regionally or internationally recognised competence in their field of expertise;
- demonstrated ability to act with independence and impartiality in the exercise of professional duties; and
- fluency in at least one of the working languages of the Court, which are English and French.
Familiarity with aspects of the local context including affected communities and national programs for reparations would be considered an asset.
Interested experts are invited to send the following documents by 30 June 2012 to the Court via ExpertsReparation2@icc-cpi.int:
- a detailed curriculum vitae;
- proof of their qualifications;
- an appropriate indication of their expertise in the relevant field; and
- where applicable, they should state whether they are included in any list of experts acting before any national court.
Designated experts will be required to act in their personal capacity. Individuals holding decision-making positions in a government or in any other organisation or entity which may give rise to a conflict of interest with the responsibilities inherent in the mandate of expert are not to be accepted on the list of experts maintained by the Court.
For further information, please contact Fadi El Abdallah, Spokesperson and Head of Public Affairs Unit, International Criminal Court, by telephone at: +31 (0)70 515-9152 or +31 (0)6 46448938 or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.