The International Criminal Court: Independence in a Context of Interdependence
Date of Event
November 7, 2005
Speaker: Philippe Kirsch, President of the International Criminal Court
Presented by: Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
The creation of the International Criminal Court and the Court's place within international criminal law •Examining key features of the Court, its current activities, and its relationship with other actors Philippe Kirsch is widely considered to be a founding father of the International Criminal Court, having been instrumental in its establishment in 1998. He has extensive experience in international humanitarian and criminal law, and in the development of treaties. Mr. Kirsch has served as the legal adviser of the Canadian Foreign Ministry, as Canada's ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden, and has chaired diplomatic conferences that promulgated several of the most important multilateral treaties in modern times. Philippe Kirsch is the recipient of this year's Frederick K. Cox International Law Center International Humanitarian Award for Advancing Global Justice.
Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
International Criminal Court; judicial independence; interconnectedness and International Criminal Court and independence
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Kirsch, Philippe, "The International Criminal Court: Independence in a Context of Interdependence" (2005). Conferences and Symposia. 445.