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Joint NGO letter to the Core-Group and Co-Sponsoring States to the Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) Initiative

, Index number: IOR 51/3123/2020

Amnesty International welcomes improvements made to the March 2020 version of the Draft Convention on International Cooperation in the Investigation and Prosecution of the Crime of Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes (MLA Draft Convention). However, the organization considers that there are further amendments necessary for the MLA Draft Convention to become a powerful instrument for cooperation and a useful tool for effective investigations and prosecutions of crimes under international law, as set out in this joint NGOs letter.

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