iCourts and CILCC lunch seminar by Luis Moreno Ocampo
The Centre for Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) and the Centre for International Law, Conflict and Crisis (CILCC) invite you for a discussion of the manuscript of
War and Justice in the 21st Century The Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court and its relation to the war on terror
By Luis Moreno Ocampo
The book will be published by Oxford University Press in 2019.
A draft version of the Preface and the Introduction will be discussed by Center Director, Professor Mikael Rask Madsen and Associate professor Mikkel Jarle Christensen.
Luis Moreno Ocampo is interested to review the material and adjust it in accordance with the comments received. The manuscript should be delivered to Oxford University Press at the end of March 2019.
CV Luis Moreno Ocampo
Luis Moreno Ocampo was the Founder Chief Prosecutor of the permanent International Criminal Court (2003‐12). As the ICC Prosecutor, he was involved in 20 of the biggest conflicts of the 21st century, opened investigations in seven different countries and prosecuted 30 leaders involved in atrocity crimes, including Joseph Kony, President Bashir for genocide in Darfur and Muammar Gaddafi for crimes against humanity committed in Libya.
During the eighties, he was leading the first transitional justice efforts in his native Argentina. He was Deputy Prosecutor in the trial against the "Military Junta" (1985) and the Prosecutor in military rebellion cases in 1988 and 1989.
After the end of his tenure as the ICC’s Prosecutor he was the Chairman of the World Bank’s External Panel of Experts with Respect to Allegations of Corruption under the Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project in Bangladesh (October 2012‐ May 2013). Currently he is in private practice.
He was visiting Professor at Stanford (2002) and Harvard University (2003).
He was "Distinguished visiting scholar" at NYU Law School (2013) and “senior fellow” at the Jackson Institute for global affairs at Yale University (2014‐15) and Associate Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights at the Kennedy School, Harvard University (2015‐2019). He is also a lecturer at Harvard Kennedy School, where he is teaching a course “Preventing massive atrocities. The International Criminal Court and the UN Security Council.” He is also a visiting Professor at Hebrew University and member of a Center for Global Justice, Al Quds University, Palestine.
For participation in the seminar please use this registration form no later than 6 February 2019 , 11:00.