The Significance of the International Criminal Court: Celebrating the ICC's 20th Birthday in the US

Monday, April 16th, 2018 @ 4:30pm to 6:00pm
International Affairs Building 411
Apr 16
Monday, April 16th, 2018 @ 4:30pm to 6:00pm
International Affairs Building 411

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 include:

  • 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)

Moderated by John Washburn, Convener of American NGO Coalition for the ICC

Organized by American NGO Coalition for the International Criminal Court (AMICC), SIPA Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy Concentration, SIPA Human Rights Working Group, Columbia Society of International Law.

Contact Info: 
David Blackman, dsb2154@columbia.edu