World Day for International Justice is commemorated around the world on July 17.
July 17 was chosen as it marks the international community's adoption of the Rome Statute -- the treaty that created the International Criminal Court (ICC). The ICC began its work in The Hague, Netherlands in 2002.
As the day's aim is the promotion international criminal justice, it remains a clear showing of support for the ICC.
World Day for International Justice is also referred to as International Criminal Justice Day or International Justice Day.
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