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The Current Political Challenges Facing the International Criminal Court.

Start/End Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:10 PM EDT -- 01:10 PM EDT
Location Name Jerome Greene Hall, Room 101

You are cordially invited to attend
The Center on Global Governance
Spring 2014 Speaker Series
Co-Chairs: Profs. Richard Gardner and Michael Doyle

AMBASSADOR TIINA INTELMAN President of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court will speak on “The Current Political Challenges Facing the International Criminal Court.”

Short Biography:

Ambassador Tiina Intelmann of Estonia is the President of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. She was elected to this post in December 2011, and will remain in office until a new President is elected in 2014.

Ambassador Intelmann´s position as Ambassador-at-large allows her to liaise with wide range of States and stakeholders around the world with an aim to promote and support the International Criminal Court. She consults on an everyday bases with States Parties, Court officials, officials of international organisations and representatives of civil society to advance and promote the work of the Court and that of the Assembly. She presides over meetings of the Bureau of the Assembly of States Parties, which meets in New York, as well as in the Hague and frequently meets with Court officials and States Parties at the seat of the Court in The Hague. 

Ambassador Intelmann has a broad professional experience in international matters and relations and therefore she comes to the Presidency with a long history of involvement in multilateral negotiations. She has previously served as the Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations as well as to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and as Ambassador to the State of Israel. She has also served as Undersecretary for Political Affairs and Relations with the Press in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia.

This event is sponsored by The Center on Global Governance.