14 Dec 2011

Vanuatu joins Coalition for International Criminal Court

7:28 am on 14 December 2011

Vanuatu has become the 120th country to become a member of the Coalition for the International Criminal Court by joining the Rome Statute.

In a statement the Coalition says Vanuatu has made a historic commitment to international justice and the rule of law.

It joins the Philippines and Maldives as the third states from the Asia-Pacific region to join the Court in 2011 and commit to the fight against impunity for the gravest crimes.