Tuesday Seminar Series: Latin America and the International Criminal Court: The Cases of Colombia, Venezuela, Honduras, and Mexico

Date: 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

**Please note, this seminar will be held in CGIS South, S-216**

Speaker: Luis Moreno Ocampo, Senior Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; former Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (2003-2012)

Moderator:  Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University

Luis Moreno Ocampo will analyze the role of Latin America in the adoption of the Rome Statute, the impact of the International Criminal Court in Colombia and Venezuela and the new challenges created by the organized crime in the region. 

luis_moreno_ocampoLuis Moreno Ocampo was the Founding Chief Prosecutor of the new and permanent International Criminal Court (2003-12). He was involved in 20 of the biggest conflicts of the 21st century, and prosecuted 30 leaders involved in atrocity crimes, including Joseph Kony, President Bashir for genocide in Darfur and Muammar Gaddafi for crimes against humanity committed in Libya.  During the eighties he had a key role in Argentina transition to democracy. He was Deputy Prosecutor in the trial against the "Military Junta", and the Prosecutor in military rebellion cases in 1988 and 1989. He was a visiting Professor at Stanford (2002) and Harvard (2003).