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World Day For International Justice is celebrated every year on 17th July to end atrocities and prosecute individuals who perpetrate human rights abuses.
World Day For International Justice is a day to reflect upon the victims of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes and to celebrate the international community’s continued efforts to create a more just and peaceful world.
World Day For International Justice was first declared on 1 June 2010, during the Review Conference of the Rome Statute held in Kampala (Uganda), the Assembly of State Parties which decided to celebrate this day on 17 July each year.
World Day For International Justice aims to promote international criminal justice and as a way of supporting the work of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is an intergovernmental organization and international tribunal that sits in The Hague, Netherlands. It constitutes of 122 member countries.
President: Chile Eboe-Osuji
Rome Statute adopted: 17 July 1998
Entered into force: 1 July 2002