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Nepal continues with Efforts to Accede to the Rome Statute
30 Mar 2007
At an event in Kathmandu organized by National Human Rights Commission and supported by CDNHRC/UNDP activists and experts urged the government to immediately ratify the statute to show the government’s commitment towards protection and promotion of human rights.

Former Justice of the Supreme Court, Laxman Prasad Aryal, said that as Nepal has expressed its commitments for the protection and promotion of human rights by ratifying various international statutes in the past, it should not delay ratification of the Rome Statute

The President of the Nepal Bar Association Bishwo Kant Mainali, rights activist Shova Gautam and Acting Secretary of the Nepal Human Rights Commission, Dhruba Nepal have urged the government to immediately ratify Rome Statute.

On July 25, the reinstated House of Representatives had passed a resolution directing the government to ratify the ICC Rome Statute expressing firm commitment against all forms of crime against humanity.

For more information refer to:
30 March 2007
http://www.nepalnews.com.np/archive/2007/mar/mar30/news10.php

30 March 2007
http://www.kantipuronline.com/kolnews.php?&nid=105131