Sunday 19 April 2015


ICDP President meets with Pope Francis

On 20 March 2015, ICDP President Mr Federico Mayor met Pope Francis in a private audience at the Vatican and discussed issues related to the abolition of the death penalty and areas of mutual cooperation …

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Indonesia carries out executions of six people

On 18 January, the Indonesian authorities carried out the executions of six people, including ...Read More


Mr. Horacio Verbitsky new ICDP Commissioner

The President of the ICDP Mr Federico Mayor announced on 22 January that Mr. ...Read More

New York City: UN headquarters

Increased vote at the UN General Assembly death penalty moratorium resolution- An important milestone in the path to global abolition of capital punishment

On 18 December 2014, a record number of countries – 117 –  supported the ...Read More


A new reported execution in Belarus

There is serious concern on the reports that the execution of 26 year-old Belarusian ...Read More


Pope Francis calls for the abolition of the death penalty

Pope Francis made a strong call to abolish capital punishment during a speech on ...Read More



ICDP Commissioners participate in the biennial high-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty at the 28th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, Geneva

On 4 March 2014, ICDP Commissioners Mr Mohammed Bedjaoui and....Read More


Third session on the death penalty by Helsinki Spain

On 5 March, President Mayor participated in the “III Session....Read More


9th meeting of the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP), 24-25 November 2014

The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP or Commission)....Read More


3rd Jakarta Human Rights Dialogue on Rights to Life and Moratorium of Death Penalty in the ASEAN Region

ICDP Commissioner Ioanna Kucuradi participated at the 3rd Jakarta Human....Read More


ICDP Commissioners participate in events commemorating the 12th World Day against the Death Penalty

ICDP Commissioners observed the World Day against the Death Penalty....Read More

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