Press Release

 19/08/2010

  


 ICC - Saint Lucia becomes the 113th State Party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

 ICC-CPI-20100819-PR566

 
 

Press Release: 19.08.2010


Saint Lucia becomes the 113th State Party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

ICC-CPI-20100819-PR566

On 18 August, 2010, Saint Lucia deposited the instrument of ratification of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) with the United Nations Secretary General. The Statute will enter into force for Saint Lucia on 1 November, 2010, bringing the total number of States Parties to the Rome Statute to 113.

The ICC welcomes the Saint Lucia decision and sees it as a new sign of the International community’s commitment to put an end to impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes that deeply shock the conscience of humanity.


For further information, please contact Ms Sonia Robla, Chief of the Public Information and Documentation Section at +31 (0)70 515 8089 or (mobile) +31 (0)6 46 44 87 26; or at [email protected]

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