Fulfilling the Dictates of Public Conscience: Moving Forward with a Convention on Crimes Against Humanity

May 16-17, 2014 | Villa Moynier | Geneva, Switzerland | Final Agenda | Event Poster

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Convened as part of the Harris Institute’s multi-year Crimes Against Humanity Initiative, this historic meeting in Geneva brought together members of the United Nations International Law Commission (ILC) and legal experts from around the world to discuss the complex issues the ILC will face as it begins the study and drafting process of a global convention on crimes against humanity. Held with support from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, the conference built upon the ILC’s July 2013 decision to place the topic of a new convention on crimes against humanity on its long-term program of work.

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