Human rights - International Criminal Justice Day (July 17, 2016)


On the occasion of International Criminal Justice Day on July 17, France reaffirms its resolute commitment to combating impunity everywhere.

We reaffirm that international criminal justice is one of the foundations of lasting peace.

France has supported the International Criminal Court since its creation. We call on the states that are not yet parties to the Rome Statute to join it and we call on everyone to fully cooperate with the court with respect to its ongoing proceedings.

France supports the efforts undertaken to enhance the effectiveness of international criminal justice and the defense of the rights of victims.