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Throughout the campaign to establish the ICC, African governments, regional bodies and civil society have played key roles for the Court to become a reality and continue to hold an important position in promoting the ICC. Thirty-three African countries have ratified the Rome Statute, making Africa the most represented region in the Assembly of States Parties.

However, much work remains with regards to the implementation of the Rome Statute into national legislations in the continent. Even though several implementation laws have been drafted, only two drafts have been completed and enacted.

In addition, the current seven situations before the ICC concern Africa (Côte d’Ivoire, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, the Central African Republic, Kenya and Mali).
Academic Papers and Reports
Government and Inter-governmental Documents
Author Date and Title
Mr Sidiki Kaba ASP president
16 Oct 2015
Note Verbale to President of Assembly ICC
National Assembly of Kenya
13 Oct 2015
Petition by Members of the National Assembly of Kenya
African Union
15 May 2014
Draft Protocol on Amendments to the Protocol on the African Court of Justice and Human Rights
African Union
12 Oct 2013
Decisions and Declarations of the Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the AU
African MPs
20 Sept 2013
Letter African MPs to Kenya MPs Withdrawal ICC
European Parliament
26 Apr 2012
Lochbihler on the verdict of Charles Taylor: Justice has been done
03 Mar 2012
Statement by the Spokesperson of the High Representative on the ICC decision concerning the arrest warrants for Sudanese Defence Minister Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein
ICC Statements and Reports
Author Date and Title
23 Feb 2012
Côte d’Ivoire: the ICC Judges expand the scope of the investigation to the 2002-2010 period
26 June 2009
ICC First Vice-President begins her official visit to African States Parties
NGO Media Statements
Author Date and Title
02 Nov 2015
PGA congratulates the Senate of the DRC on the adoption of the implementing legislation of the Rome Statute of the ICC
Human Rights Watch
26 Oct 2015
Libya: Gaddafi Son Speaks From Jail
15 Ivorian and International NGOs
21 Oct 2015
Cote d'Ivoire : Respect Rights During Elections
19 Oct 2015
IBA urges SA to remain in the ICC IBA
Amnesty International
07 Oct 2015
Yemen: Call for suspension of arms transfers to coalition and accountability for war crimes
06 Oct 2015
Togo : Il faut adopter une loi pour lutter contre les crimes internationaux
06 Oct 2015
The Wenceslas Munyeshyaka case dismissed — The victims deserve a trial!