The Significance of the International Criminal Court: Celebrating the 20th Birthday of the ICC

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Monday, April 16, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute of the ICC, please join us for a discussion on the development and significance of the Court on transitional justice and accountability for mass atrocities. What are the major achievements of and challenges facing the ICC? Which cases will prove most pivotal to the Court’s growth and legitimacy? This conversation contributes to a broader effort to acknowledge this 20th anniversary throughout the US in 2018. Panelists will reflect on this moment of truth for the ICC through a panel discussion and audience Q&A.

Panelists:

-Roy Lee, Executive Secretary to the International Criminal Court Conference

-Lori Damrosch, Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy

-Jelena Pia-Comella, Deputy Executive Director of the Coalition for the ICC (Global)

-John Washburn, Convener of American NGO Coalition for the ICC [moderator]