A commemoration of the anniversary of the Srebrenica Massacre (1995) and the opening of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg (1945).
New York, Sept. 24, 2015 - From August 31 to September 1, 2015, international prosecutors, ambassadors, diplomats, and legal scholars from around the globe gathered at Chautauqua Institution in Jamestown, NY, for the 9th Annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs. Now in its ninth year the Annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs is a historic gathering of current and former prosecutors of international war crimes tribunals, renowned academics and law experts. This unique two-day event allows participants and the public to engage in a meaningful dialogue about issues related to modern international criminal law.Hosted by the Robert H. Jackson Center, the dialogs feature prominent keynote speakers and roundtable discussions updates from the international prosecutors. They also include student sessions and breakout “porch sessions” on selected topics. This year’s conference was titled “The Wrongs We Seek” and commemorated the anniversary of the Srebrenica Massacre (1995) and the opening of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg (1945). The culminating event of the 9th Annual Law Dialogs was the issuance of the ninth Chautauqua Declaration. Betsy Andersen, the Director of the American Bar Association's Rule of Law Initiative moderated the signing of the Declaration. The American Bar Association is a proud co-sponsor of the Dialogs. More information on the 9th Annual International Humanitarian Dialogs can be found here.
The American Bar Association’s (ABA) International Criminal Court (ICC) Project is an independent initiative of the ABA Center for Human Rights that advances international criminal justice and US-ICC relations through advocacy, education and practical legal assistance. More information about the ABA’s ICC Project can be found at its website.