Facing the world’s most serious crimes


Promoting access to justice

The ICC is a home for justice. It is a court of last resort, so countries have the first responsibility to address crimes. The ICC may step in only when a country can't or won't.

The Court aims to promote access to justice in three ways: knowledge, physical access and legal access. Explore to find out more.

Striving to prevent crimes

How can the world unite to prevent crimes? The ICC works within in a broader context of all those striving for global peace and justice. The Court's Rome Statute system provides a chance for all countries to cooperate and to protect all people from atrocious crimes. Find out more.



What can you do to help build a more peaceful, just world? Find out here