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Title: NGOs and the Creation of the International Criminal Court
Authors: 紀蒨樺
Chi, Chien-Hua
Contributors: 姜家雄
Chi, Chien-Hua
Keywords: NGOs
International Criminal Court (ICC)
Rome Statute
NGO Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC)
New Diplomacy
Date: 2004
Issue Date: 2009-09-17 17:52:33 (UTC+8)
Abstract: This research aims to analyze the relationship between non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the establishment of the International Criminal Court (ICC). To understand the making of the ICC and the role of NGOs in its making is the intention behind this research project. It is for this reason that this thesis begins with a detailed examination of the emerging roles of NGOs in international relations. Subsequently, the background of ICC’s making is mentioned. It is divided into two parts, including participation of states and participation of NGOs. Regarding participation of NGOs in the making of the ICC, NGO Coalition for the ICC (CICC) plays a crucial role in this campaign.
In summary, the lessons learned from CICC can be concluded as follows:
- setting and controlling the international political agenda
- gathering and analyzing information quickly
- using the media as a means of dissemination
- increasing communications with States
- coordinating information and strategy
- reducing coalition-building costs
- monitoring and implementing international law

The creation of the ICC can be seen as a multilateral mechanism for concerted international human security efforts. If we can apply the lessons that CICC have learned, then many more successful campaigns will be expected soon.
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