Monday 24 September 2012

Two down, 28 to go

Tomorrow, Samoa will deposit this instrument of ratification at United Nations Headquarters, becoming the second State Party to the Rome Statute to ratify the amendment on the crime of aggression. A total of 30 ratifications are required for the amendment to enter into force. If this is achieved by 2017, the Assembly of States Parties will also be required to adopt a resolution by a two-thirds vote in order to fulfil the requirements for entry into force.

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