Comité de la Défense

Le Comité de la Défense est en charge de veiller aux intérêts des suspects et des accusés et, par le biais de commentaires, de proposer des amendements au Comité consultatif chargé de la révision des textes. Il conseille le Conseil Exécutif et l’Assemblée générale sur toutes matières affectant les intérêts de la Défense.

Les membres actuels
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DRAGAN IVETIC

Président

Mr. Dragan Ivetić received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Northwestern University in 1996 and went on to the University of Illinois College of Law where he received a J.D. in 1999. He is licensed to practice law before the Courts of Illinois, up to the Supreme Court; the US Federal Court of the Illinois Northern District; the International Criminal Court; the ICTY (which has now become the Residual Mechanism); the International Criminal Court; and previously practiced before the State Court of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Domestically Mr. Ivetić practiced in Chicago as an Associate at McBreen & Kopko, then as a Member and Partner of Ostojic and Scudder LLC.   Mr. Ivetić is now the Managing Member of the Illinois Law Firm of “Dragan Ivetić, Attorney at Law LLC”, and additionally as an individual practitioner is part of Kansas-based Warrior Lawyers International. Mr. Ivetić is currently a Vice-President of the ADC-ICT Bar Association as well as a member of its Training Committee.  The ADC-ICT is the recognized Bar Association of the United Nations IRMCT (“Residual Mechanism” – Previously UN ICTY) in The Hague and gives advocacy and regional training.​​

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JEAN FLAMME

Membre

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BRIAN KENNEDY

Membre

Brian Kennedy is recently admitted to the List of Counsel for the ICC, and is a new member of the ICCBA. Earlier in his legal career, he served as a senior prosecutor in New York City, dealing with major narcotics-related cases and serious violent crimes. Since then, for the last twenty years as defense counsel, he has handled numerous white-collar and complex criminal matters as lead trial counsel. Mr. Kennedy also frequently represents claimants in investment-related litigation, and is an arbitrator with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. He graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in international affairs, and from Fordham University Law School with a concentration in securities law. During law school, he also studied international law in London. Mr. Kennedy holds both U.S. and Irish citizenship, and lives in New York, New York.

JAD KHALIL

Membre

Il a défendu l'ambassadeur Nigérien Mr. Mennelick devant la Cour Européenne à Bruxelles , défend actuellement Mr. Brian Burmaster contre l'état Suisse , défend le comité des expatriés Libanais contre Koweït , Assistant du Bureau de la défense de l'Etat Irakien devant les tribunaux Européens. M. Jad Khalil est inscrit au Barreau de Beyrouth depuis 1990. Il a été admis sur la liste des conseils de défense du Tribunal spécial pour le Liban en 2012. M. Khalil est le cofondateur du cabinet d’avocats « Khalil’s Law Office », à Beyrouth. M. Khalil est spécialisé en droit pénal général, et en droit privé, public et international. Une autre section de son cabinet est spécialisée en droit civil et foncier. M. Khalil a été désigné par arrêté présidentiel comme Avocat de l’État libanais et exerce en cette qualité auprès du Conseil d’État. M. Jad Khalil est également l’auteur de deux ouvrages juridiques : « Les troubles anormaux de voisinage en droit comparé » publié en 2006 aux éditions Dar al adala et « Les dommages des boîtes de nuit, des établissements classés et des restaurants », publié en 2012 aux éditions de l’Orient/Paris. Il est aussi l’auteur du projet de Loi : « Code Libanais de voisinage » déposé auprès du Ministère de la Justice en 2010. Il est titulaire d’une maitrise en droit français et d’un doctorat en droit libanais de l’Université Saint Joseph/Huvelin et parle couramment l’arabe, l’anglais et le français. En décembre 2013, M. Khalil a été commis d’office en tant que coconseil pour représenter les droits et les intérêts de l’accusé Hassan Merhi.​​​​​​

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STELLA OMIYI IDENYEMINH

Membre

Stella Omiyi is a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court oF Nigeria being called to the Nigerian Bar in 1971 after obtaining LLB  and Masters   Degrees University of London 1965-1970. Between 1971 and 2005 she worked at the Federal Ministry of Justice of Nigeria being appointed inter alia as Director of International and Comparative Law Department and Director of Public Prosecutions of the Federation She participated  in the discussions and negotiation process  which led up to the Rome Statue. In 2003 she was a Nigerian delegation at the UN  meeting on the election of ICC judges. A member   of the Nigerian Legal team appointed : by the Government to prosecute the case concerning  THE LAND AND `MARITIME  BOUNDARY DISPUTE:::: NIGERIA VS CAMEROON before the International Court of JUSTICE at The Hague She is   also now an expert in international boundary disputes. Apart from law She also run an NGO focusing on women and children issues. She was  elected Vice President of the International Criminal Bar in 2015.and a member of the Executive Council. She is admitted to the International Criminal Court  List of Counsel in 2011. She is  a founding member of the ICCBA  and was elected  member  of the Membership Committee in 2016 to 2017. She got a letter of Commendation from the President and his Executive Council Members for a job well done.

ANA TUIKETEI

Membre

Ana Tuiketei is a listed Counsel for the ICC and is a member of the Defense and Membership Committee- a first for the Oceania.   She is also the only female Pacific Islander listed as an Arbitrator with the Court of Arbitration for Sport. She is admitted to the Tongan and Fijian Bar. She is the Deputy Director of the Institute of Small and Micro States based in the UK. She is a fellow with the Forum for International Conciliation & Arbitration.  She is the only Fijian female accredited World Rugby Judicial Officer and is one of only two pacific women that are Oceania Judicial Officer. She is the only Oceania International Rugby League Independent Judicial Chair. She is also listed as an Arbitrator with International Mixed Martial Arts Federation. She is also an Arbitrator in the Fiji Employment Arbitration Court (High Court).   In 2017 she was awarded the Medal of the Order of Fiji by the   President of Fiji  for her national contribution. She is a Heart Ambassador for the internationally recognized Sai Prema Foundation Fiji that is creating a world-class facility with the aim of providing the best possible surgery and free treatment to the children of the Pacific. 

SARAH VALDURIEZ

Membre

Née en France, Sarah VALDURIEZ a grandi aux États- Unis. Elle est bilingue. Avocat depuis 2009, installée à Paris puis à Versailles (France), elle défend ses clients devant les tribunaux nationaux et internationaux. Son expérience en droit pénal l’a conduite à représenter indifféremment les victimes ou les accusés, notamment dans des affaires de terrorisme, et de criminalité organisée.