Thursday, January 22, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY

Can peace and justice co-exist? “International Criminal Law at the Crossroads” with James Stewart, Deputy Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and Richard Dicker, Director of International Justice  for Human Rights Watch

(Toronto) Media are invited to attend “International Criminal Law at the Crossroads,” an intimate conversation with Canadian James Stewart, Deputy Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, together with Richard Dicker, Director of International Justice  for Human Rights Watch.

More than 10 years after the ICC began hearing cases, two of the world’s most prominent international lawyers will discuss the Court’s successes and ongoing challenges. James Stewart and Richard Dicker will address the jurisdictional limitations that impede the Court’s engagement in Syria, raise the investigative challenges faced in Kenya, explore whether the Court promotes “victor’s justice” or “selective justice,” and debate whether peace and justice can co-exist.

WHAT:            International Criminal Law at the Crossroads – a conversation   

WHEN:          January 29, 2015

                       6 pm to 8 pm

WHERE:       Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place

                      University of Toronto

ADMISSION: $10 / Free for U of T students. Registration required.

International Criminal Law at the Crossroads will be moderated by Assistant Crown Attorney Rita Maxwell and is presented by the International Human Rights Program (IHRP) at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Human Rights Watch, and the Munk School for Global Affairs.

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SEATING is limited. Please RSVP your attendance to: Lucianna.Ciccocioppo@utoronto.ca

For further event information, contact: Renu Mandhane, Director, International Human Rights Program, University of Toronto, renu.mandhane@utoronto.ca, 416-978-8730