The Kampala amendments on the crime of aggression have frequently been called a “historic achievement”, as they finally make the worst crime in international law prosecutable by an international court. Nevertheless, media attention has since been thin, possibly because the jurisdiction will not commence before 2017. But with the countdown to 2017 has started with the first ratifications, and the first ratifications and the corresponding discussions in various States has given the amendments new prominence. If you are a journalist or otherwise contributing to public media, you can contribute to awareness-raising that will help bring about more ratifications. You may wish to:
- learn more about the crime of aggression by visiting our section on resources and frequently asked questions;
contact the Global Institut (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more background information or for interviews with experts;
- write about the amendments on the crime of aggression, and about the status of ratification or implementation in your country and compare it with the situation in other countries;
- take a stand in op-eds and other opinion pieces, as has been done in the New York Times and the Huffington Post;
- take part in workshops and seminars relating to international criminal justice, such as those organized by the Wayamo Communication Foundation;
- share relevant articles with us (email@example.com) so that we can share them with visitors of our website.