NEWS: Slovenia ratifies crime of aggression amendments

Slovenia ratifies crime of aggression amendments: On 25 September, Karl Erjavec, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia deposited his country’s instrument of ratification of the Kampala amendments with the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations. Slovenia has been a key partner of the global campaign for ratification of the amendments and is the 9th State Party to ratify the amendments. Upon activation of the amendments in 2017, the ICC will be the first international court since the International Military Tribunals in Nuremberg and Tokyo to hold individuals responsible for the crime of aggression.

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