The International Criminal Court

Agenda: Office of the Prosecutor v.X.

The International Criminal Court (ICC) investigates and, where warranted, tries individuals charged with the gravest crimes of concern to the international community: genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and the crime of aggression. The Court aims to end impunity, and through international criminal justice, the Court aims to hold those responsible accountable for their crimes and to help prevent these crimes from happening again. Governed by an international treaty called the Rome Statute, the ICC is the world’s first permanent international criminal court.

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