Commencing the 2015 International Humanitarian Law Dialogs, Benjamin Ferencz provided a welcome address for prosecutors and attendees. Screened at the Law Dialogs welcome dinner held at the Jackson Center on Sunday August 30th Ferencz welcomes guests and shares a special message on international law, the legacy of the Nuremberg Trials and the common goal of creating a world of peace.
Benjamin B. Ferencz is a Hungarian-born American lawyer. He was an investigator of Nazi war crimes after World War II and the Chief Prosecutor for the United States Army at the Einsatzgruppen Trial, one of the twelve military trials held by the U.S. authorities at Nuremberg, Germany. Later, he became an advocate of the establishment of an international rule of law and of an International Criminal Court.