Submissions to the ICC on Accession by the Palestinian Authority

This is a list of documents referenced in the appendix to the 2010 summary issued by the Office of the Prosecutor, reordered alphabetically and with respect to the view taken.  [Many of the links in the original summary are no longer active.  The links on this page are active.]

I.  Submissions opposing PA accession to ICC jurisdiction

David Davenport, Kenneth Anderson, Samuel Estreicher, Eugene Kontorovich, Julian G. Ku, and Abraham D. Sofaer, The Palestinian Declaration and ICC jurisdiction, 19 November 2009 

Daniel Benoliel and Ronen Perry, Israel, Palestine and the ICC, 5 November 2009 

European Centre for Law and Justice, Legal Memorandum opposing accession to ICC jurisdiction by Non‐State entities, 9 September 2009 

European Centre for Law and Justice, Legal Memorandum in Response to the Al-Haq Brief and Opposing the Palestinian Authority’s Attempt to Accede to ICC Jurisdication, 4 October 2010

European Centre for Law and Justice, Law Review Article Responding to Professor John Quigley’s Article on Palestinian Statehood Previously Filed with ICC, 3 October, 2010 [Not found]

Ambassador Dore Gold, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, Discussion on Whether the Declaration Lodged by the Palestinian Authority Meets Statutory Requirements: Historical and Diplomatic Considerations, 10 October 2010 

*The International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, Opinion in the matter of the jurisdiction of the ICC with regard to the Declaration of the Palestinian authority, 9 September 2009 

*The International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, Supplementary Opinion In the Matter of the Jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court with regard to the Declaration of the Palestinian Authority, 18 October, 2010

NGO Monitor, Submission to the International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor Regarding the ʺSituation in Palestineʺ, 20 October 2010 

Yaël Ronen, ICC Jurisdiction over acts Committed in the Gaza Strip Article 12 (3) of the ICC Statute and Non‐state Entities, 3 January 2010 

II. Submissions in favor of PA accession to ICC jurisdiction

Al-Haq, Position paper on issues arising from the PA submission of a Declaration to the Prosecutor of the ICC under article 12(3) of the Rome Statute, 14 December 2009

League of Arab States, Documents on the status of Palestine, (English) (Arabic) 14 October 2009 

Errol Mendes, Statehood and Palestine for the purposes of Article 12(3) of the ICC Statute: a contrary perspective, 30 March 2010

Alain Pellet, Les effets de la reconnaissance par la Palestine de la compétence de la CPI, 18 February 2010 (English translation

Palestinian National Authority, Working Draft, 13 October 2009 [Not found]

John Quigley, Memo to the Prosecutor, 23 March 2009; Additional Memo, 20 May 2010, The Palestine Declaration to the International Criminal Court: The Statehood Issue, and The Statehood of Palestine: law and sovereignty in the Middle East Conflict, 19 May 2009


*  Malcolm Shaw published a revised version of the two opinions provided to the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists which were submitted
to the Prosecutor of the ICC.