Principled Discourse and the Drive for Ratification: 1998–2002

  title={Principled Discourse and the Drive for Ratification: 1998–2002},
  author={M. Struett},
  • M. Struett
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • In the immediate aftermath of the Rome conference in 1998, it was not at all clear how many states would be willing to ratify the ICC statute, and when, if ever, the sixtieth ratification would occur, triggering the entry into force of the Rome Statute.2 NGOs, once they decided that the ultimate compromises in the Rome Statute were ones that they could accept, decided to mobilize a worldwide campaign to secure signatures and ratifications of the Rome Statute.