EU Decides to Support Early Ratification and Implementation of the ICC

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Wednesday, August 1, 2001
Author: 
Meredith Beach
Volume: 
17
Issue: 
8
352
Abstract: 
On June 11, 2001, the General Affairs Council of the European Union (EU) adopted the EU common position on the International Criminal Court agreeing that they would enter into an early ratification and implementation of the Rome Statute. To accomplish the goals of the Common Position, the EU and its Member States must make every effort to ratify the Rome Statute and implement it into negotiations or political dialogues with third States, groups of States or relevant regional organizations…[more]