The government of Ireland announces a contribution of €175,000 to the Trust Fund for Victims to provide support to victims of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.

On 4 December 2018, the government of the Netherlands announced a contribution of €1 million in 2018 to the Trust Fund for Victims, during a high-level event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute. Additionally, the Netherlands also committed €200,000 in 2019 and in 2020.

From 3 – 4 December 2018, the members of Board of Directors of the Trust Fund for Victims (TFV) at the International Criminal Court (ICC) ended their 2015-2018 mandate period with a last meeting, discussing the state of affairs and taking final decisions.

“Justice is everyone’s business” - Trust Fund for Victims congratulates Dr Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end sexual violence in war.

 

Following the speech delivered on 10 September 2018 by US National Security Advisor, John Bolton, concerning the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or the “ICC”), the Trust Fund for Victims (“TFV” or “Trust Fund”) underlines the importance of the Rome Statute system in providing undeniable value of reparative justice to victims.

 

Today, 13 June 2018, the Board of Directors of the Trust Fund for Victims (“Fund” and “Board”) at the International Criminal Court (“ICC”) informed the President of Assembly of States Parties of its unanimous decision, following Mr Bemba’s acquittal decision on 8 June 2018, to accelerate the launch of a programme under its assistance mandate.

Press release, Kampala, 22 February 2018

From 19 – 23 February 2018, the Government of Ireland and Trust Fund for Victims (TFV) at the International Criminal Court (ICC) led a joint monitoring visit to northern Uganda.

 Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Rome Statute
 
 Speech by Motoo Noguchi, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Trust Fund for Victims
The Hague, 15 February 2018 

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, it is my great honor and pleasure to say a few words on
this important occasion.