On 11-13 July 1998 the United Nations Conference establishing the International Criminal Court is held in Rome. No Peace Without Justice actively participated in all preparatory phases and provided legal assistance to the governmental delegations, playing a crucial role in the negotiatyions. NPWJ subsequently launched the “Ratification Now” campaign, organising numerous intergovernmetal conferences and technical meetings in order to achieve the 60 ratifications of the Rome Stature necessary for the entry into force of the Court.