On Friday, April 13, the Minister of Justice, Rafael Catalá, imposed the Cross of Honor of the Order of San Raimundo de Peñafort to the emeritus dean of the Bar Association of Barcelona and honorary president of the ICB, Luis del Castillo, together with the recent former dean of the ICAB, Oriol Rusca.

Between 2013 and 2017, Josep Oriol Rusca was dean of the Bar Association of Barcelona, while between 2002 and 2003, Luis del Castillo was the head of this professional corporation.

The event, which was attended by two ministers, the Justice Minister, and the Interior Minister, Juan Ignacio Zoido, has recognized the career of the two prestigious criminal lawyers.

Coalition for the International Criminal Court


The ICB wishes to inform you of the Official Announcement of the Master on International Criminal Justice created with the Rovira i Virgili University

4Th International Meeting Of Defence Offices

25 & 26 November 2016 London, United Kingdom



Defence Office of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Dear Madam, Sir,

The Defence Office of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon thank you again for your participation in the Fourth International Meetings of Defence Offices which were held in London, on 25th and 26th of November 2016.

Please find attached the Summary report of the Meetings in French, English and Arabic. 

You will also find attached the questionnaire on Defence Investigations, which we thank you for completing in the language of your choice, and sending back to us, if you have not already done so. As Johann said during the Meetings,your answers will be very useful in that they will illustrate the Guide to Investigations with concrete examples from you experience.

Thank you again for your participation and we hope to see you again in Nuremberg for the Fifth Meetings in 2017.

Kind regards,