Program

Thursday, October 4, 2012
2:00 pm Opening Remarks by Peter Küspert, President of the High Regional Court, Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney, M.A. (Oxon),Legal Adviser/ Director General for Legal Affairs, Federal Foreign Office and Dr. Oscar Schneider, former Federal Minister of Germany.
2:30 pm Keynote Speech by Judge Sang-Hyun Song, President of the International Criminal Court: The implementation of the Nuremberg Principles within the framework of the International Criminal Court
2:55 pm Introduction to the Nuremberg Project by Anne Rubesame, Commissioner, Academy Nuremberg Principles
3:00 pm Panel: The Nuremberg Trials and their Relevance Today
  Moderator: Lotte Leicht, Human Rights Watch, Brussels
Ben Ferencz, Former Chief Prosecutor for the US Army at the Einsatzgruppen-Trial
Hans-Peter Kaul, Judge at the International Criminal Court
Christoph Safferling, International Criminal Law, University Marburg
4:00 pm Coffee break
4:30 pm Interview with Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court
(Interviewer: Joseph Roberts-Mensah, Africa Director, Wayamo Communication Foundation)
5:00 pm Panel: Head of State Immunity - A Thing of the Past?
  Dapo Akande, Co-Director, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict, St Peter's College
Stefan Barriga, Deputy Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the UN
Brenda J. Hollis, Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, The Hague/ Freetown
Helmut Kreicker, Attorney General´s Office, Karlsruhe, Germany
6:00 pm End of Day 1
8:00 pm Dinner at Grand Hotel with Honorary "Nuremberg Lecture for Peace and Justice"
   
Friday, October 5, 2012
9:00 am Panel: How to deal with Critical Perceptions of the ICC in African and Arab Countries?
  Dareen Aboul Naga, Desk Officer for Legal Affairs at the Cabinet of the Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Cairo
Max du Plessis, University of KwaZulu-Natal and practising barrister in South Africa
Gerd Hankel, Hamburg Institute for Social Research
Tiyanjana Maluwa, Pennsylvania State University School of Law and School of International Affairs
Bill Pace, Convenor, Coalition for the ICC (CICC)
10:30 am Panel: The Role of the United States in International Criminal Justice
  William Lietzau, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Rule of Law & Detainee Policy, Pentagon
David Scheffer, Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago
Beth Van Schaack, Deputy to the Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues in the Office of Global Criminal Justice of the U.S. Department of State
John Washburn, Convenor, American Non-Governmental Organizations Coalition for the ICC
11:45 am Coffee Break
12:00 am Panel: Experiences of Prosecutors in International Criminal Courts and Tribunals
  Bettina Ambach, Director of Wayamo Communication Foundation
Serge Brammertz, Prosecutor, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, The Hague
Brenda J. Hollis, Prosecutor, Special Court for Sierra Leone, The Hague / Freetown
Hassan Bubacar Jallow, Prosecutor, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Arusha, Tanzania
1:30 pm Lunch
2:30 pm Panel: The principle of Complementarity and its Effects on Domestic Prosecution in Uganda, Kenya and Libya
  Moderator: Mark Kersten, Researcher, Lawyers for Justice in Libya and Blogger "Justice in Conflict"
Githu Muigai, Attorney General of the Republic of Kenya
Rod Rastan, Legal Advisor in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court
Fredrick Ruhindi, State Minister for Justice, Uganda
Elham Saudi, Director, Lawyers for Justice in Libya
4:00 pm Coffee Break
4:30 pm Final Session: Outlook
  Tiina Intelmann, President of the Assembly of States Parties
Reinhard Müller, Editor, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Bill Schabas, Middlesex University, London
Christian Wenaweser, Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the UN
5:30 pm End