On November 14, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands attended the 10th anniversary celebrations of the International Criminal Court held at the Ridderzaal in Den Haag.
According to RVD, guests at today’s celebrations included:
“… a large number of dignitaries and legal and diplomatic representatives of states, international organizations, regional organizations and civil society organizations.
The ICC, which is based in Den Haag, was established in 2002 as a permanent court for the prosecution of persons suspected of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. The ICC is an independent organization that is not part of the United Nations…”