Diplomatic Conference for Convention Adoption in Ljubljana
Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, is currently hosting a diplomatic conference aimed at adopting a convention on cooperation in the prosecution of genocide and other international crimes. The conference, the largest of its kind ever hosted by Slovenia, brings together 300 experts from 71 countries in the field of international public and criminal law.
Aim of the Convention and Legal Gaps
The primary objective of the convention is to address legal vacuums and enhance cooperation in investigating and prosecuting the most serious international crimes. By filling these gaps, the convention seeks to strengthen international legal aid and extradition procedures concerning alleged perpetrators of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and other international crimes.
Foreign Minister and Justice Minister Express Confidence
Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon and Justice Minister Dominika Švarc Pipan expressed their confidence in the adoption of the MLA convention during the opening of the diplomatic conference. Their belief in the successful outcome of the conference reflects the commitment and support from participating countries.