An International collegium of advocates created
On 13-15 June 2002 the Conference was held in Montreal (Canada) for creating the International collegium of advocates at the International criminal court. The Conference was endorsed by the European commission, Ministry of Justice of Canada, Ministry of foreign affairs and international trade of Canada, Ministry of Justice of Quebec, German federation of advocate collegium, Collegium of advocates of the Netherlands and other organizations. The participants of the Conference counted more than 350 delegates from 84 countries, including representatives of 68 international, regional and national advocate collegiums, individually practicing lawyers and representatives of NGOs. At the Conference the decision was taken about the creation of the International collegium of advocates in charge of criminal cases -- International Criminal Bar (ICB). The Conference also took the Resolution defining the actual goals of this organization. The ICB will be situated in the Hague (the Netherlands). Advocate Viktor Ageev ("Ageev, Berezhnoy and partners") took part in the Conference as a representative of the Union of advocate of Ukraine.