France commends the Worldwide Legal Courtroom (ICC) on its work on the event of the twentieth anniversary of the Rome Statute’s entry into drive. As the one everlasting worldwide legal court docket with a common scope, the ICC performs a key function within the struggle towards impunity for the perpetrators of struggle crimes, crimes towards humanity and genocide.
Throughout its 20 years of existence, the ICC has, amongst different achievements, sentenced people who’ve been discovered responsible of sexual violence, unlawful recruitment of kid troopers and destruction of cultural heritage, thereby making it attainable to fulfill the calls for for justice made by the victims of those insupportable crimes.
At the moment, the ICC is investigating abuses dedicated in 17 nations, particularly, Ukraine, Darfur and Libya.
France will keep its unwavering dedication to the ICC, which serves as a vital software for stopping atrocities and punishing these accountable. We encourage all nations to actively cooperate with the ICC and ratify the Rome Statute.