The Rome Statute in the Asia Pacific 2021

26 Aug 2021

The Rome Statute in the Asia Pacific is a report examining the signing and ratification status of the Rome Statute by nation States in the Asia Pacific, updated for 2021.

The Rome Statute is a multilateral treaty that primarily establishes the International Criminal Court, which investigates and tries atrocity crimes.

As the map below shows, few States in the region have fully adopted the Rome Statute. This report provides details as to why the Rome Statute is an issue of political contention in the Asia Pacific, and provides recommendations for steps toward greater implementation. 

The report can be downloaded from our APR2P Reports page.