Official side event of the 21st Session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, The Hague.
Mass damage and destruction of vital ecosystems through human activity now constitutes precisely such a threat on a global scale. Now increasingly referred to as “ecocide”, not only has this direct and devastating consequences for communities and nations now, but also the severest of implications for the future of human civilisation as a whole, as well as for the wider community of species with whom we share our planetary home.