The ‘Gänseliesel’ (Goose Girlis), a historical fountain erected in 1901, represents the most well-known landmark of the city of Goettingen.

Uganda and the International Criminal Court Review Conference: Some Observations of the Conference's Impact in the 'Situation Country' Uganda

Sabine Klein



The International Criminal Court Review Conference took place in a 'situation country' of the International Criminal Court (ICC), meaning in a Country the ICC is currently investigating. Therefore, the Conference had a dimension, which arose besides the factual conference and its outcomes. This article pictures observations of developments in Uganda due to the Conference and shows how issues of International Criminal Law have been increasingly recognized and discussed within the regional society. The meaning of the Conference's venue in a 'situation country' in the Rome Statute system is to be assessed, whereby reference is made to the ICC's outreach and (positive) complementarity.


Download the full text as a PDF