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ICC Prosecutor Briefing at U.S. Congress

The ABA’s ICC Project and the Washington Working Group on the ICC sponsored a private briefing of US Congress members.

Washington, D.C., Apr. 10, 2014 – Numerous legislative offices from Capitol Hill along with civil society representatives are to attend a private briefing with the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda. Hosted by the American Bar Association’s (ABA) ICC Project, in conjunction with Washington Working Group on the ICC, the event will be moderated by Kip Hale, senior counsel of the ABA Center for Human Rights and director of the ABA’s ICC Project. The event will also include Professor Diane Orentlicher, American University Washington College of Law and former Deputy for War Crimes Issues in the US Department of State (2009-2011), who will comment on US-ICC relations.

To view the event recap, click 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.