As the head of the Court and face of the institution, the Presidency plays a major role in all aspects of the Court, both internal and external. In particular, the Presidency is responsible for:
- Administration - Provides oversight to ensure that the Court functions properly.
- Judicial/legal matters - Organises the Chambers’ judicial work and assigns judges to the different Chambers and cases. Also negotiates and concludes agreements, such as cooperation agreements with States who are willing to enforce Court sentences.
- External relations - Represents the Court, fostering cooperation with countries and promoting public awareness and understanding of the Court.
ICC President Judge Sang-Hyun Song: Remarks at High-level panel discussion on the universality of the Rome Statute in the Pacific region (New Zealand, 6 March 2014)
6 March 2014
31 October 2013
Keynote remarks by ICC President Judge Sang-Hyun Song at Human Rights Council side event “The International Criminal Court after 15 Years: Prospects for the Future”, Geneva, Switzerland
10 September 2013
Order reclassifying the ''Decision on the application for judicial review dated 4 November 2013", ICC-RoR221-04/13/-4-Conf-Exp
31 January 2014
Order reclassifying documents related to the "Decision on the 'Application for Review of Decision of the Registrar's Division of Victims and Counsel dated 2 January 2008 not to Admit Prof. Dr. Sluiter to the List of Counsel'"
9 March 2012