ICC - Accession of Japan to the Rome Statute

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On 17 July, 2007, Japan acceded to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The accession comes on World Day for International Justice in honour of the adoption of the ICC Statute, the founding treaty of the ICC, on 17 July, 1998.

On 1st October 2007, when the Statute will enter into force for Japan, the total number of States Parties to the Rome Statute will be 105.

For further information please contact Ms Claudia Perdomo, acting Head of Public Information and Documentation Section at +31 (0)70 515-8514 or at [email protected]
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