Friday, March 30, 2012
There was standing room only for much of the program last night on "Confronting Complexity in the Hague: The View from the Courts and Tribunals," a program sponsored by the CIty of the Hague and the Royal Netherlands Embassy and co-sponsored by the ASIL International Courts and Tribunals Interest Group. Jozias van Aartsen, Mayor of the Hague, offered introductory remarks. Willem van Genugten of the Hague Institute for Global Justice served as moderator. Speaking on the panel were Peter Tomka (President of the International Court of Justice), Sang-Hyun Song (President of the International Criminal Court), Theodor Meron (President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Presiding Judge of the Appeals Chambers of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the ICTY, and Honorary President of the American Society of International Law), and Brooks W. Daly (Acting Secretary-General of the Permanent Court of Arbitration).