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Fiscal Gómez: Need for an international environmental crimes court

Gustavo Gómez: La Necesidad de un Tribunal Internacional para Juzgar los Delitos Medioambientales

Gustavo Gómez: Need for an International Tribunal to Address Environmental Crimes

Jamie Kneen Communications and Outreach Coordinator responsible for: strategic research, social media, and public engagement; our Africa program, environmental assessment, and uranium mining.

The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court was adopted in 1998 and can be viewed as a precedent, according to Argentine Federal Prosecutor Gustavo Gómez, for the establishment of an international environmental crimes court. He believes such a body is essential to ending the impunity that multi-national companies causing large-scale, long-term environmental damage enjoy. He explains how this dream could come true.