The Presidency is entrusted with three main functions: administrative, external relations, and judicial/legal. The Presidency Legal and Enforcement Unit performs a range of judicial and legal functions in support of the Presidency’s responsibility for the proper administration of the Court. The Presidency provides support to enable the Chambers to conduct fair, effective and expeditious public proceedings such as constituting and assigning situations to Chambers, organizing the plenary sessions and liaising with the Registry. In addition, the Presidency has specific legal and judicial functions, including the judicial review of certain decisions of the Registrar; the conclusion and implementation of Court wide cooperation agreements (e.g. Bilateral arrangements with States on the enforcement of sentences); and the provision of general legal advice.
Within delegated authority, and under the overall supervision of the Chef de Cabinet, the incumbent will be responsible for the duties described below: