Congressional Briefing on International Criminal Justice


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October 21, 2015: 2:00pm; Russell Senate Office Building, Room 188

On October 21, the Washington Working Group on the International Criminal Court (WICC) will host a congressional briefing entitled, “70 Years After Nuremberg: New Challenges for International Criminal Justice.” The briefing will feature a panel discussion on the evolution of international criminal justice over the last 70 years and new challenges and solutions for global justice today. The panel will include Richard Dicker, the Director of Human Rights Watch’s international justice program; Diane Orentlicher, professor of international law at American University; and Scott Gilmore, staff attorney at the Center for Justice and Accountability. It will be moderated by Sarah Pray, a senior policy analyst for Africa in the Washington, D.C. office of the Open Society Foundations.

The briefing is geared toward congressional staffers, but is open to civil society; NGO representatives and individuals are welcome to attend. The briefing will be held on Wednesday, October 21 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm, in Room 188 of the Russell Senate Office Building, located at 2 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, D.C. The event will not be livestreamed or recorded.

International Criminal Justice Briefing Flyer