Accountability and the Prevention of Mass Atrocities
Date: February 9, 2017 5:30pm
Location: New York City Bar, 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY
Thursday, February 9, 2017 | Reception: 5:30 p.m. Program: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
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Panelists will discuss how mechanisms of international criminal justice support broader efforts in prevention, consider the limitations of these mechanisms in the contemporary world, and identify avenues for better utilizing the opportunities that they provide.
Pablo de Greiff, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Ambassador Stephen Rapp, Fellow for the Prevention of Genocide, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum & The Hague Institute for Global Justice, Former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, Office of Global Criminal Justice
Dermot Groome, Professor of Law, Pennsylvania State University; Former Lead Prosecutor, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
Owen Pell, Partner, White and Case LLP; President of the Board of Directors, Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation
Sponsoring Association Committee:
African Affairs, Elizabeth Barad and Jason Spears, Co-Chairs
Co-Sponsoring Association Committees:
International Human Rights Committee, Anil Kalhan, Chair
United Nations Committee, Michael Cooper, Chair
Vance Center for International Justice, Alexander Papachristou, Executive Director
Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation