The World Day for International Justice is observed every year on July 17, to promote international criminal justice and support the work of the ICC, the day is being held. The day is also known as International Criminal Justice Day or International Justice Day. People around the world join together on this day to support justice, promote the rights of victims, and prevent crime that threatens peace, security, and well-being.
The purpose of this day is to promote international criminal justice and to support the work of the International Criminal Court. This day is intended to unite all those who support justice and promote victims’ rights. The purpose is to prevent serious crimes and those that threaten the peace, security, and well-being of the world.
World Day for International Justice: History
The 17th of July is celebrated as World Day for International Justice because it marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute in 1998. The International Criminal Court (ICC) was established thanks to this treaty. Nearly 80 States, representing every region of the world, have ratified the treaty since 1998. About 139 countries have signed the treaty since 1998.
World Day for International Justice: Significance
As a result of this day, people are made aware and united to support justice, as well as to promote the victims’ rights. The day also attracts people around the world to pay attention to serious issues. As well as protecting people from several crimes, it also warns those who affect the peace, security, and well-being of the nation.
What is the ICC?
ICC stands for the International Criminal Court. It is the first permanent and independent international judicial institution that can try those accused of serious violations of international humanitarian law, such as genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created in Rome when several states adopted a statute. Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court is the name given to this statute. We would like to inform you that the ICC does not replace the national courts, but it is available when a country is unable or unwilling to carry out investigations and prosecute perpetrators.
Celebrations for International Justice Day
Various events are organized around the world to promote this day and support the International Criminal Court (ICC). Radio, newspapers, and news channels promote this day as well. There are several organizations that bring attention to specific issues, such as violence against women and genocide.
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