Grand Inaugural Event - Videos

Grand Inaugural Event - Video Index
November 17-18, 2000
 

Video links for keynote remarks and ribbon cutting ceremony are provided below.  Videos for panel discussion and other programs are available upon request.

Friday, Nov. 17 

View Video - The annual Tyrrell Williams lecture: Honorable Patricia M. Wald, Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. "The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia Comes of Age: New Law and Old Rights"

Saturday, Nov. 18 

Welcoming remarks:
Stephen H. Legomsky, Director of the Institute for Global Legal Studies and the Charles F. Nagel Professor of International and Comparative Law, Washington University
Joel Seligman, Dean of the School of Law and Ethan A.H. Shepley University Professor, Washington University

Keynote address:
View Video - Dr. Francis Mading Deng, Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution and Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Internally Displaced Persons. Dr. Deng will be introduced by A. Peter Mutharika, Professor of Law, Washington University. 

Question and Answer Session

Delivery of speech prepared by Ambassador Aída González Martínez of Mexico, Chairperson of the United Nations Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. Ambassador González Martínez sends her deep regrets that unexpected Committee obligations will now prevent her from attending in person. Her speech will be read by Karen L. Tokarz, Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Education, Washington University.

Panel discussion: The History of the United Nations, Democracy, and the Protection of Refugees. 

Moderator: A. Peter Mutharika, Professor of Law, Washington University
Richard C. Hottelet, former CBS foreign correspondent
John B. Anderson, President and CEO of the World Federalist Association and former candidate for President of the United States, 1980
Erika Elizabeth Feller, Director of the Department of International Protection, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva 

Panel discussion: United Nations Peacekeeping Operations and the Use of Force 

Moderator: John O. Haley, Wiley Rutledge Professor of Law
Ruth Wedgwood, Professor of Law, Yale Law School and Senior Fellow for International Organizations and Law, Council on Foreign Relations; Thomas M. Franck, Murry and Ida Becker Professor of Law and former President, American Society of International Law 

Presentation on United Nations Factfinding Missions: M. Cherif Bassiouni, Professor of Law and President, International Human Rights Law Institute, DePaul University. Professor Bassiouni will be introduced by Leila Nadya Sadat, Professor of Law, Washington University. 

Closing Keynote Address:
View Video - Honorable Richard J. Goldstone, Justice, Constitutional Court of South Africa, first Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. Justice Goldstone will be introduced by Leila Nadya Sadat, Professor of Law, Washington University. 

Ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate the Institute for Global Legal Studies
View Video - Dr. Mark S. Wrighton, Chancellor, Washington University

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