Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Ms Fatou Bensouda, to deliver a public lecture at the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin

Fatou Bensouda

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Ms Fatou Bensouda, will deliver a public lecture at the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, on Monday 16th December, on the topic, ‘The International Criminal Court: current challenges and future prospects.’  The event will be chaired by the Chief Justice, Ms Justice Susan Denham.

 

The event is hosted by the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, Faculty of Law, UCC, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.  It is the first public event held in Ireland by the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court .

 

Ms Fatou Bensouda, a national of The Gambia, was elected to the position of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, on 12 December 2011. Ms. Bensouda had previously held the position of ICC Deputy Prosecutor (Prosecutions). Prior to her work at the International Criminal Court, Mrs. Bensouda worked as Legal Adviser and Trial Attorney at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in Arusha, Tanzania, rising to the position of Senior Legal Advisor and Head of The Legal Advisory Unit.

 

For further information contact Prof Siobhán Mullally, Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, s.mullally@ucc.ie  (Please note that this event is fully booked.)