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Rome Statute   The Netherlands signed on 18 July 1998, and ratified on 17 July 2001, becoming the 37th State Party.
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities Netherlands signed the APIC on 11 September 2003 and ratified on 24 July 2008.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement The Netherlands has not signed a BIA.
Implementing Legislation
Membership The Netherlands is a member of Friends of the ICC, Like-Minded Country (no longer active), Council of Europe, European Union, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
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Conference Reports and Declarations
Author Date, Title and Summary
Africa Legal Aid (AFLA)
07 Apr 2005
Maastricht, The Netherlands -- Seminar organised by Africa Legal Aid (AFLA) entitled "The North-South Aspects of International Justice and the International Criminal Court".
Government and Inter-governmental Documents
Author Date and Title
Dec 2011
Statement made during the 10th Assembly of States Parties- Netherlands
02 Dec 2005
Statement by Edmond H. Wellenstein, Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Head of the ICC Task Force
28 Nov 2005
Statement on Host Nation Issues by Edmond H. Wellenstein,Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Head of the ICC Task Force
Kingdom of the Netherlands
11 Mar 2003
Welcoming statement by the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Dr. Jan Peter Balkenende at the inauguration of the International Criminal Court (The Hague, the Netherlands)
15 Apr 2002
Speech by Mr. Edmond Wellenstein, Director-General of the Task Force for the ICC, on the revised draft budget for the first financial period of the ICC, during the 9th Preparatory Commission for the ICC (New York, USA)