Luz Del Carmen Ibáñez Carranza

Judge of the International Criminal Court (CPI)

Efore joining the ICC, Ibáñez Carranza served as the Superior National Prosecutor of the specialized system of Peru for the prosecution of crimes such as terrorism, serious violations of human rights and crimes against humanity. In addition, she acted as Coordinator of the 17 tax agencies of the aforementioned system.

As a prosecutor, she implemented a series of measures to restore the victims. These measures supported, for example, the search for missing people; recover and identify human remains in common graves; organizing public ceremonies for the declaration of public apologies of the Peruvian State to the victims and the restitution of the human remains to the relatives of the victims; Rescue children kidnapped by armed groups, among others.

During her career, she was appointed several times as a Peruvian delegate to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) and other international organizations groups.

She has a Master's Degree in Criminal Law and a Doctorate in Law from the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega University, in Peru; and obtained a degree in law and political science from the National University of Trujillo. She was also a law professor for 22 years. Her academic experience includes chairs in criminal law, criminal procedure and human rights law.

Judge Ibáñez obtained her law degree 35 years ago, has 33 years of experience as a prosecutor and has a doctorate and a master's degree in law. She has been a professor since 1996, giving courses on issues related to criminal law, criminal procedure and human rights.

She has an extensive experience and recognized expertise in criminal law, procedural law, constitutional law, international criminal law, international human rights law, international humanitarian law, procedures relating to the investigation of criminal cases, procedures in the field of anthropology and forensic archeology, forensic psychiatry, forensic medicine and issues related to information and strategy.


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