A delegation of Indonesian government officials led by Vice-Minister of Justice and Human Rights Denny Indrayana, nongovernment organization representatives, and media attended a session on the International Criminal Court (ICC) yesterday —7 March 2013— at The Hague Institute. Short presentations were made by representatives from ICC state parties, the president of the Assembly of State Parties Ambassador Tiina Intelmann, and the ICC on issues such as complementarity and implementing legislation for the Rome Statute. The debate, moderated by former Institute senior researcher Dr. Kjell Anderson, was lively and informative.
The government of Indonesia has committed to ratifying the Rome Statute and acceding to the court. This event was organized by The Hague Institute and Parliamentarians for Global Action as part of the visiting influentials program of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The debate focused on current challenges for the International Criminal Court.