- Ecocide to become an international crime
the extensive damage, destruction or loss of an ecosystem, ecocide, to become an international crime at the International Criminal Court as a part of the Rome Statute.
- Sweden to assume initiative
Sweden is one of the members of the Rome Statute. Any of the member states may propose an amendment, that must be approved by at least two thirds of the member states to take effect.
- Sweden to co-operate with other countries
Vanuatu and the Maldives are two countries that recently have brought to attention the possibility that the International Criminal Court may prosecute for ecocide. Other government voices are joining them. When one of these countries makes a formal proposal of an amendment, then Sweden may support such a proposal.