Council on Foreign Relations and ABA’s ICC Project held an event on prosecuting sexual and gender-based violence.
Washington, D.C., Dec. 11, 2014 - The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the American Bar Association’s International Criminal Court Project co-sponsored an event entitled “Prosecuting Sexual and Gender-Based Violence: New Directions in International Criminal Justice.” This event featured a discussion between Madame Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda (The Gambia) and Ambassador David Scheffer, UN Secretary-General’s Special Expert on UN Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials, and former US Ambassador at-large for War Crimes Issues, focused on the ICC Office of the Prosecutor’s (OTP) new policy on Sexual and Gender Based Crimes, which is a comprehensive internal policy constructed through extensive external consultations.
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.