October 26, 2018

The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court at 20 – Looking Back and Looking Forward

When: 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Harvard Kennedy School, Malkin Penthouse, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge MA

The adoption of the Rome Statute 20 years ago was a historic achievement in the global quest for justice and peace. Join an eminent cross-section of scholars, international leaders, and current and former ICC officials to discuss progress and roadblocks over the past two decades, as well as the future role of the ICC in ending impunity for genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and crimes of aggression.

Panels Include:

The International Criminal Court at 20: Diverse Perspectives

A Conversation with Kim Prost, Canadian Judge on the International Criminal Court

The OAS, the ICC, and the case of Venezuela

Looking Forward

Speakers Include:

Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Luis Almagro, Secretary General, Organization of American States

Rodrigo Diamanti, founder, Un Mundo Sin Mordaza, and former Carr Center student fellow (introducer)

Luis Moreno Ocampo, Founding Prosecutor, ICC and Senior Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Judge Kim Prost, Canadian Judge on the International Criminal Court

Sushma Raman, Executive Director, Carr Center

Beth Simmons, Andrea Mitchell University Professor of Law, Political Science and Business Ethics, University of Pennsylvania and Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

Alex Whiting, Professor of Practice, Harvard Law School (moderator)

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