World Day for International Justice, also referred to as Day of International Criminal Justice or International Justice Day, is an international day celebrated throughout the world on July 17 as part of an effort to recognize the emerging system of international criminal justice. July 17 is the date of the adoption of the treaty that created the International Criminal Court. On 1 June 2010, at the Review Conference of the Rome Statute held in Kampala (Uganda), the Assembly of State Parties decided to celebrate 17 July as the Day of International Criminal Justice.
Each year, people around the world use this day to host events to promote international criminal justice, especially support for the International Criminal Court.
International Justice Day 2020 Quotes, Messages
Today, we commemorate the values of justice as enshrined in legal systems around the world. Happy International Justice Day!
Justice has been a pillar of any human society. The idea behind justice is to empower and bring in a sense of accountability. We celebrate the concept of justice as envisaged by our forefathers.
On this International Justice Day, let us pledge to work towards building a just world such that, if ever Justitia is to remove her blindfold, she would witness a world in which her scales are perfectly balanced.
Justice consists not being in neutral between right or wrong, but finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong – Theodore Roosevelt