International Criminal Court prosecutor to lecture on campus Aug. 29

Fatou Bensouda, prosecutor-elect of the International Criminal Court, will come to campus Aug. 29 for the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center Lecture on Global Justice, “Reflections from the International Criminal Court Prosecutor.”

Bensouda, the ICC deputy prosecutor since 2004, is the recipient of the Cox Center International Humanitarian Award for Advancing Global Justice. Established in 2003, the award has been presented to the Hon. Philippe Kirsch, president, International Criminal Court; Hans Corell, United Nations under-secretary-general for legal affairs; Judge Thomas Buergenthal, International Court of Justice; Luis Moreno-Ocampo, prosecutor, International Criminal Court; Robert Petit, international prosecutor, Khmer Rouge Tribunal; Judge Navanethem Pillay, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights; Brenda Hollis, prosecutor, Special Court for Sierra Leone; and Stephen J. Rapp, U.S. Ambassador for War Crimes Issues, U.S. Department of State.

Her talk will be held Aug. 29 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the law school’s moot courtroom (A59). The event is free and open to the public; a reception will follow.

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