Rome Treaty of the International Criminal Court

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					                                World dAY for INTErNATIoNAl JUSTICE
                                                                The Need for International Cooperation to
                                                                Effect the Goals of the ICC
                                                                Why All Nations Should Join

                                                                The 11th Anniversary
1 hr. MCLE credit available

                                                                Rome Treaty of the
                                                                International Criminal Court
                                                                darfur • democratic republic of Congo • Uganda • Central African republic

                                                   When: Friday, July 17, 2009, 4:00 - 7:30pm
                                                   Where: Southwestern Law School
                                                                3050 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90010
                                                                Bullock’s Wilshire Tower, 2nd Floor - Corner of Westmoreland and Wilshire
                                                                Wilshire - Vermont Metro Station is only 3 blocks away

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                                                                1 hr. MCLE credit available

                              On July 17, 1998, the nations of the world agreed on terms of the Rome Treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC),
                              the first and only permanent international criminal tribunal established to hold individuals accountable for genocide, crimes
                              against humanity, and war crimes, including use of child soldiers, and widespread rape and mutilation used as weapons of war.
                              Join Antônia Pereira de Sousa, david Kaye, Edwin Smith and others to discuss the need for international
                              cooperation to effect the goals of the ICC, why all nations should be parties to the Rome Treaty, and how you can help.

     ANTôNIA PErEIrA dE SoUSA                                         dAvId KAYE                                             EdWIN SmITh
     is an Associate Cooperation Officer with the                     is Executive Director of the UCLA School of            is an expert on international law, international
     Jurisdiction, Complementarity and Cooperation                    Law International Human Rights Program. He             relations theory and foreign relations law, with
     Division (JCCD) of the Office of the Prosecutor of               served as an international lawyer with the U.S.        joint appointments as a professor of law and
     the ICC, responsible for cooperation and external                State Dep’t, responsible for issues as varied as       of international relations at the University of
     communication, and the focal point within the OTP                human rights, international humanitarian law,          Southern California, where he teaches Public
     for developing an international student network.                 the use of force, international organizations,         International Law, International Organizations,
                                                                      international litigation and claims, nuclear           Contracts, and seminars on Foreign Relations
     Prior to working in the ICC, Antônia worked
                                                                      nonproliferation, sanctions law and policy, and        Law, the Law of War and the United Nations.
     for the Centre de Recherche en droit public
                                                                      U.S. foreign relations law. He was a legal adviser
     (CRDP) of the Law Faculty of the Université de                                                                          A magna cum laude graduate of Harvard
                                                                      to the American Embassy in The Hague, where
     Montréal, Canada, where she did legal research                                                                          University, Professor Smith received his J.D.
                                                                      he worked with international criminal tribunals
     in the areas of international law, globalization                                                                        from Harvard Law School. He also served as
                                                                      and was counsel to the U.S. in several cases
     and issues of governance and global security.                                                                           special counsel for foreign policy to United
                                                                      before the ICJ and Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal.
     Antônia also worked for a local NGO in Cape                                                                             States Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. He
     Town, South Africa, where she was responsible                    He has written numerous book chapters in the area      was appointed by President Clinton as an
     for providing legal advice to refugees and                       of human rights, and has published essays and          advisor to the United States Arms Control
     asylum seekers, as well as for organizing                        op-eds in such publications as The NY Times, The LA    and Disarmament Agency and has lectured
     workshops and a weekly radio program on                          Times, International Herald Tribune, Foreign Policy,   internationally on United Nations-NATO
     refugee and asylum seekers’ issues.                              Middle East Insight and The San Francisco Chronicle.   cooperation in peacekeeping.

                                         The International Criminal Court Alliance presents this program
                                                 in cooperation with the following organizations
                     African Diaspora Foundation • African Leadership Council • American Bar Association, Section of International Law
                       American Branch, International Law Association • American NGO Coalition for the International Criminal Court
                          Armenian Bar Association • Citizens for Global Solutions • Coalition for the International Criminal Court
                Congolese Community of Southern California • The Dr. Haing S. Ngor Foundation • Human Rights Watch, Los Angeles Office
             Jewish World Watch • Los Angeles County Bar Association, International Law Section • Loyola Law School International Law Society
                            PREVENT HATE • Program for Torture Victims • Southwestern Law School International Law Society
                       Southern California Regional Council of Organizations • International Human Rights Law Association at UCLA
                                     United Nations Association, USA Southern California Division • Visual Artist Guild