Campaigning as a Coalition member

Civil society members of the Coalition for the ICC work towards:

  • Promoting world-wide ratification and implementation of the Rome Statute of the ICC;
  • Maintain the integrity of the Rome Statute of the ICC;
  • Ensure that the ICC will be fair, effective, and independent; 
  • State support and cooperation in the Rome Statute system.

Email cicc[at]coalitionfortheicc.org (New York), or cicc-hague[at]coalitionfortheicc.org (The Hague) for more information.

Here are some ways civil society can take action:

Conduct Campaigns

  • Find out the current status of the ICC in your country and request information from your political representative about your country’s plans for ratification and/or implementation, and share it with the Coalition
  • Urge your national and regional governments to ratify and implement the ICC Statute, and follow the Coalition’s monthly Campaign for Global Justice
  • Follow developments at the meetings of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the ICC
  • If your country is a State Party to the Rome Statute, request information about the procedure for nomination of a judge and call for the process to be transparent
  • Conduct a petition drive to gather signatures in support of the ratification of the ICC treaty and send the petition to your political representative
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Participate in the Coalition's regional networks or teams on issues 

  • Participate in the Coalition's regional networks 
  • Participate in the Coalition's NGO teams on issues such as the team on Communications and Outreach, the team on Budget and Finance and the team on Gender Justice 
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Share information

  • Inform your membership about the ICC and encourage them to take action
  • Hold briefings for civil society organisations and press about the ICC
  • Link your website to the Coalition’s website
  • Write contributions for the GlobalJustice news center
  • Share news, infographics
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Provide documentation 

  • Contact the Coalition to do translations of key information materials into the languages in your region
  • Monitor ICC media coverage in our region, and send copies to cicc@coalitionfortheicc.org
  • Write a letter to your local newspaper in support of the ICC
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