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The Pursuit of International Criminal Justice: The Case of Darfur


On Friday, February 6, 2009, Yale Law School will host an all-day conference titled "The Pursuit of International Criminal Justice: The Case of Darfur." Policymakers, scholars, and civil society leaders will consider the role that international criminal prosecution should play in the strategy to end the violence in Darfur and in other massive conflicts. Dean Harold Hongju Koh will moderate discussions among attendees including the Legal Advisers to the U.S. State Department and the United Nations; the U.K. Special Representative for Sudan; the Ambassador of the League of Arab States to the U.S.; the former head of UN peacekeeping operations; and leading Darfur activists and experts.  Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, will deliver the keynote address. 

SCHEDULE:
(all events will be held in the Law School auditorium)

9:30 am
Keynote Address
Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court
Video

10:30 am - 12 noon
What Would Peace Look Like in Darfur?
Video | Transcript

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
The Role of Justice
Video | Transcript

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Negotiating In Law’s Shadow: Progress?
Video | Transcript

3:45 pm
Concluding Remarks

PARTICIPANTS:

The Pursuit of International Criminal Justice:  the Case of Darfur

Suliman Baldo, Africa Director, Int'l Center for Transitional Justice

John B. Bellinger III, Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State

Richard Dicker, Human Rights Watch, Director, International Justice Program

Jonathan Fanton, President, MacArthur Foundation

Jerry Fowler, President, Save Darfur Coalition

Jean-Marie Guéhenno, former Under-Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations

Dr. Hussein Hassouna, Ambassador, League of Arab States to the U.S.

Elisa Massimino, CEO and Executive Director, Human Rights First

Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

James O’Brien, Principal, The Albright Group, LLC, Senior Adviser to the Secretary of State in the Clinton Administration

Patricia O'Brien, UN Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs

Michael O'Neill, U.K. Special Representative for Sudan

John Prendergast, Co-Chair, Enough Project

Eric Schwartz, Executive Director, The U.S. Connect Fund

Kathryn Sikkink, Regents Professor of Political Science, University of Minnesota

David Tolbert, Senior Fellow, U.S. Institute for Peace and former Deputy Prosecutor, Int'l Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

Bruno Stagno Ugarte, Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, former President of the Assembly of States-Parties of the International Criminal Court

Christian Wenaweser, President of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court, Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the United Nations


Sponsored by the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School, with support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.