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Rome Statute   Brazil signed the Rome Statute on 7 February 2000, and ratified on 20 June 2002, becoming the 69th State Party.
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities Brazil signed the Agreement on Privileges and Immunities on 17 May 2004 and ratified it on 12 December 2011.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement Publically rejected BIA on September 4, 2002. Signed the MERCOSUR common position on June 20, 2005.
Implementing Legislation On 23 September 2008, a draft implementation bill including both complementarity and cooperation provisions was submitted to the Câmara dos Deputados, the lower house of the National Congress of Brazil. The Constitutional, Justice and Citizenship Committee of the Chamber of Deputies unanimously approved the text in April 2009 but it has yet to be debated within the Plenary. Once adopted by the Plenary in the Lower House, the draft bill would need to be discussed in the Senado Federal, the upper house of Congress, prior to final ratification by the President.

The bill is a combination of drafts completed and tabled in 2004 (by PGA Member Orlando Fantazzini) and again in 2007 (by Dip. Rosinha, on the basis of the Fantazzini text), of amendments by other MPs, and of a draft bill from the government.

On 20 March 2012, the bill was marked as a priority item for discussion within the legislative agenda of the Plenary. Then, on 12 July 2012 the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Hon. Mr. Marco Maia, MP, called on the Chamber to treat the draft ICC bill as urgent. However, to date, no further progress has been reported.
Membership Friends of the ICC, Like-Minded Group (no longer active), OAS(Organization of American States), Rio Group, MERCOSUR.
Country Updates
Government and Inter-governmental Documents
Author Date and Title
Mission of Brazil in the UN
13 May 2016
Statement by Brazil: 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Item 78: "Report of the International Criminal Court"
Dec 2011
Statement made during the 10th Assembly of States Parties- Brazil
Supreme Federal Court of Brazil
17 July 2009
Petition 4.625 – 1 (Deliberation on request by ICC to all State Parties to arrest and surrender Omar Hassan Al Bashir)
President Inacio Lula da Silva
24 Mar 2004
Mensaje a los Participantes de Conferencia Iberoamericana-Paises Lusitanos sobre la CPI
Permanent Mission of Brazil to the UN
20 June 2002
Brazil deposits Instrument of Ratification of the Statute of the International Criminal Court
NGO Letters, Papers, Reports, and Statements
Author Date and Title
09 Sept 2014
Reply from Mr. Leonardo Brant (Brazil) to the CICC Judicial Questionnaire
Mar 2009
NGO Media Statements
Author Date and Title
Amnesty International
11 May 2012
Brazil: Uncovering the past; President Dilma names Truth Commission members
11 May 2012
Brazilian Truth Commission Has Historic Responsibility
Amnesty International
25 Apr 2012
Brazil: Historic efforts by federal prosecutors to challenge decades of impunity for military regime
Human Rights Watch
24 Apr 2012
Brazil: Major Step for Military-Rule-Era Justice
16 Mar 2012
Prosecutors Announce Investigation into Disappearances during the Brazilian Military Dictatorship
21 June 2002
Brasil apoya formalmente Corte Penal Internacional
08 Feb 2000
Brazil signs Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court -- Amnesty International welcomes positive step to end impunity