(Originally Broadcast on December 8, 2011)
The election of the new Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) by the Assembly of States Parties is scheduled for mid-December 2011. The new Prosecutor will take over from Mr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo in June 2012.
As the ICC enters into its second decade of operations, the new Prosecutor will play an important role in steering the institution as it seeks to end impunity for the gravest international crimes.
Bringing together panelists with extensive experience in international criminal justice, this Live Web Seminar addressed a number of issues related to the legacy of the outgoing Prosecutor as well as expectations for the incoming Prosecutor. Questions for discussion included:
• What should be the priorities of the new Prosecutor?
• What challenges do the current cases and situations pose for the new Prosecutor?
• Can the new Prosecutor win over the many critics of the ICC?
• How should the new Prosecutor shape the identity of the ICC?
-Jamie Williamson (New England Law | Boston)
-Naz Modirzadeh (Associate Director, HPCR).
-David Crane (Syracuse University)
-David Scheffer (Northwestern University)
-Cecile Aptel (Tufts University)