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To strengthen international justice, UN Special Adviser urges "dialogue among various stakeholders"
7 Feb 2017 -  Reforming the International Criminal Court (ICC) is necessary in order to strengthen its ability to uphold international justice, according to UN Secretary-General's Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng. Speaking to UN News about his newly-released Op-ed in The East African, titled, "Why Withdrawing from the Rome Statute Undermines International Justice for Everyone," Mr. Dieng said withdrawing from the ICC will not solve problems, but rather it is important to encourage dialogue amongst the public, private sector and civil society in order to ensure the Court remains strong and relevant. In the Op-ed, Mr. Dieng responds to questions following three African countries' (South Africa, Burundi and The Gambia) withdrawal from the ICC last October.