Opportunities and Limitations of the ICC and International Hybrid Courts
Contributed by the Research Platform for Human Rights in the European Context
Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, 19.03.2012
The former ambassador David Scheffer (Centre for International Human Rights at Northwestern University School of Law, the first U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues) will give a presentation on his work at the International Criminal Court and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. This will be followed by a discussion with Manfred Nowak (Director, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights, Professor, University of Vienna) and Renate Winter (Judge and Chairwoman of the Special Court for Sierra Leone) on the nature of the International Hybrid Courts. The talk will be moderated by the journalist Irene BRICKNER (Der Standard).
The recently published book by David Scheffer, “All the Missing Souls”, will also be presented within the context of the talk.
The event is held in cooperation with the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna.