«On 20 and 21 May 2014, a high level seminar for fostering cooperation between the International Criminal Court (ICC) and States Parties to the Rome Statute was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Government representatives from 10 Latin American countries, as well as Norway and the Netherlands, ICC officials and experts held in-depth discussions on the most relevant issues regarding cooperation between the ICC and States Parties, with an emphasis on the justice sector.
In her keynote address to open the seminar, ICC Judge Silvia Alejandra Fernández de Gurmendi stated: “The contribution that Latin America has made and continues to make in favor of the universality of the Court is essential to strengthen the legitimacy of the institution. The region can also do much to enhance its efficiency through greater cooperation with its investigations and prosecutions”. …»