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Twenty Years On: The International Criminal Court Today

  • Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall 104 (map)

As the first permanent treaty-based court established to deal with genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has eleven situations under investigation, including in Uganda, Darfur, Sudan; the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, and Georgia. What has the ICC accomplished, what is the court’s relevance in the early 21st century, and how has it responded to its critics? Join us for a conversation with ICC Judge and President-Elect Chile Eboe-Osuji about the court’s recent decisions and investigations, and the opportunities and challenges ahead.