A Discussion in Celebration of International Justice Day with
U.S. Ambassador Stephen J. Rapp, Office of Global Criminal Justice, U.S. Department of State
Date: July 16, 2015 6:30 to 8:00 P.M.
Location: House of the Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), NYC
July 17 marks International Justice Day. Come hear Ambassador Rapp discuss the state of international justice, what the U.S. is doing to further international prosecutions for the most serious atrocity crimes, and where progress needs to be made. Topics will include the US relationship with the International Criminal Court, and the work of other tribunals around the world – including the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia. Discussion will also cover the prospects for accountability for crimes in Syria.
Stephen J. Rapp, U.S. Ambassador, Office of Global Criminal Justice, U.S. Department of State
Jennifer Trahan, Associate Professor, NYU Global Affairs Program
Co-sponsored by: Committee on African Affairs, Elizabeth Barad and Jason Spears, Co-Chairs;Committee on International Human Rights, Elizabeth Wickeri, Chair; Task Force on National Security and the Rule of Law, Jonathan Hafetz, Chair; Committee on United Nations, Ulysses Smith, Chair.
The program is free and open to the public.