Wednesday, November 17, 2010
On November 30, the International Bar Association (IBA) will host an Experts Roundtable Discussion entitled, "Great Expectations: exploring individual and mutual responsibilities of states and the International Criminal Court (ICC)," from 15:30 - 18:30, at the Peace Palace in The Hague. The discussion will examine the relationship between States and the ICC, and what each expects of the other to achieve an efficient and effective Court.
The event will be moderated by James Goldston, Executive Director of the Open Society Justice Initiative. The President of the ICC, Judge Sang-Hyun Song, will deliver opening remarks. The panelists include the Assembly of States Parties Facilitator on Cooperation and Ambassador of Ireland, H.E. Mary Whelan; Second Vice-President of the International Criminal Court, Judge Hans-Peter Kaul; Head of the Legal Advisory Section at the ICC Office of the Prosecutor, Ms Shamila Batohi; and Professor Göran Sluiter of the University of Amsterdam.
Attendance is free of charge but registration prior to the event is required. RSVPs are due by Friday, November 26. For more information or to register, go here.