Nuremberg Forum 2022 - 13, 14 and 15 October 2022

Programme

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3.00–3.30 pm

Welcoming Remarks

Tania von Uslar-Gleichen, Director International Law, Legal Department, German Federal Foreign Office

Dr Nasser Ahmed, City Councillor, City of Nuremberg, representing the Lord Mayor of the City of Nuremberg

Dr Navi Pillay, President, Advisory Council of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy; former High Commissioner, United Nations (UN) High Commission for Human Rights; former Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and International Criminal Court (ICC) (remote participation)


3.30–4.40 pm

Keynote Addresses

Keynote Speakers:

H. E. Christian Wenaweser, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Principality of Liechtenstein to the UN

Luis Moreno-Ocampo, former Prosecutor, ICC

Dr Fatou Bensouda, High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, The Gambia; former Prosecutor, ICC

Brigid Inder OBE, Former Executive Director, Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice

4.40–5.30 pm

Discussion
10.00–10.20 am

Opening Remarks

Dr Thomas Dickert, President of the Higher Regional Court of Nuremberg

Judge Piotr Hofmański, President, ICC

10.20–11.30 am

Panel I: ICC’s Major Achievements 

Chair: 

William Pace, Former Director, Coalition for the International Criminal Court

Speakers:

Judge Sang-Hyun Song, former President, ICC

Judge Piotr Hofmański, President, ICC

Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, former President, ICC
11.30–12.15 pm
Q&A

12.15–1.15 pm
Lunch

1.15–2.25 pm

Panel II:  Complementarity: Universal Aspirations Versus Tangible Results  

Chair:

Prof. Diane Orentlicher, Professor of International Law, American University’s Washington College of Law

Speakers:

Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi, President, ICC Assembly of States Parties (ICC ASP), former President, ICC

Tamara Taraciuk Broner, President, ICC Assembly of States Parties (ICC ASP), former President, ICC

Prof. Dire Tladi, Professor of International Law, University of Pretoria
2.25–3.00 pm
Q&A

3.00–3.30 pm
Coffee Break

3.30–4.40 pm

Panel III: Goal Setting: How Deterrent is the ICC in Reality

Chair:

Judge Richard Goldstone, former Judge, Constitutional Court of South Africa and former Prosecutor, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and ICTR (remote participation)

Speakers:

Judge Kuniko Ozaki, S.A. Professor of International Law, Chuo University; former Vice-President and Judge, ICC

Mame Mandiaye Niang, Deputy Prosecutor, ICC

Prof. Beth A. Simmons, Andrea Mitchel Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor of Law, Political Science and Business Ethics, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia
4.40–5.15 pm
Q&A
10.00–11.10 am

Panel IV:  Justice is Interconnected and Does Not End with a Sentencing: the Experiences of Victims, Witnesses and Accused Before the ICC

Chair:

Prof. Betty Kaari Murungi, Professor of Practice, SOAS University of London

Speakers:      

Chief Charles Achaleke Taku, Lead Defence Counsel, ICC

Judge Ivana Hrdličkova, President, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (remote participation)

Dr Phuong N. Pham, Assistant Professor, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
11.10–12.00 am
Q&A

12.00–1.00 pm
Lunch

1.00–2.10 pm

Panel V:  Whose Outreach and to Whom?

Chair:

Dr Sarah Finnin, International Criminal Lawyer and Victims' Rights Expert

Speakers:

Sonia Robla, Chief of Public Information and Outreach Section, ICC

Ibrahim Sorie Yillah, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, ICC Trust Fund for Victims (remote participation)

Judge Raul Pangalangan, former Judge, ICC

2.10–3.00 pm
Q&A

3.00–3.30 pm
Coffee Break

3.30–4.40 pm

Panel VI:  The ICC in the Next Five, Ten and 15 Years

Chair:

Prof. Claus Kreß, Director of the Institute of International Peace and Security Law, Universität zu Köln

Speakers:

Prof. Paola Gaeta, Professor of International Law, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (remote participation)

Prof. Carsten Stahn, Professor, Leiden University

Prof. Leila Nadya Sadat, James Carr Professor of International Criminal Law, Washington University School of Law
4.40–5.30 pm
Q&A

5.30–6.00 pm

Closing Remarks

Klaus Rackwitz, Director, International Nuremberg Principles Academy (remote participation)