St. Louis Experts' Meeting

Experts' Roundtable - April 2009

A distinguished group of international law experts from around the world met, 13-15 April 2009, at the law school to begin work on a Specialized Convention on Crimes Against Humanity.  Participants presented research on specific substantive and procedural aspects of the draft convention and was by invitation only. 

  • [view] Final Report of the April Experts' Meeting (April 12-15, 2009)
  • [view] News Release on April 22, 2009
  • [view] List of Participants and Affiliations
  • [view] Agenda for April 13-15
  • [view] News Release on April 24, 2008

Event Photos
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Washington University Law - Harris Insitute - Crimes Against Humanity Experts Group - April 2009
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©Washington University Law.) Photo by Mary Butkus

Those participating on the panel include Professor Leila Sadat, Washington University School of Law, chair; Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni, President of the International Human Rights Law Institute at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago; Hans Corell, former United Nations Under-Secretary for Legal Affairs; Justice Richard Goldstone, former Justice of the South African Constitutional Court and former Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and for the Former Yugoslavia; Juan Méndez, President of the International Center for Transitional Justice and former President of the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights; Professor William Schabas, Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights of the National University of Ireland, Galway; Judge Christine Van Den Wyngaert of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.  [view bios]

Questions? Contact

Shelly Ford, Administrative Coordinator
Harris World Law Institute
By Telephone 314-935-7988
By Fax 314-935-7961. 

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