Vietnam has not acceded to the Rome Statute. In April 2006, under EU sponsorship, a delegation of 14 legal experts led by the Vice-Minister of Justice went to the ICC for a study tour. Further, in October Vietnam Lawyer’s Association published 2 books on the ICC: (1) translation of core documents including the Rome Statute and the Rules of Procedure and Evidence, (2) and an introductory book on related issues including the ICC's mandate, jurisdiction and structure. On the occasion of ICC President P. Kirsch's presentation on the ICC to the UNGA in October 2007, Vietnam stated that it is seriously considering accession to the ICC treaty. The Ministry of Justice and EC delegation in Vietnam hosted a workshop on 24-25 April 2008 on the ICC for government officials and other actors. In 2009, the Ministry Of Justice held a workshop including different ministries and multiple agencies in order to gather additional information on the ICC.
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities
Vietnam has not acceded to the Agreement on Privileges and Immunities.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement
Has not signed a BIA with the US.
Vietnam’s Criminal Code has incorporated some of the crimes of the Rome Statute, such as war crimes, crimes against humanity and crimes against peace.