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70 Years Later: the Tenth International Humanitarian Law Dialogs in Nuremberg

The 10th annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs (IHLD), “A Lasting Legacy for the Future,” were held in Nuremberg, Germany on September 29-30, 2016 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the conclusion of the Nuremberg Trial for which Justice Robert H. Jackson served as Chief U.S. Prosecutor.

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Benjamin Ferencz welcomes attendees to the 9th annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs

Commencing the 2015 International Humanitarian Law Dialogs, Benjamin Ferencz provided a welcome address to the prosecutors and attendees. Screened at the Law Dialogs welcome dinner held at the Jackson Center on Sunday, August 30th, Ferencz welcomed guests and shared a special message on international law, the legacy of the Nuremberg Trials and the common goal of creating a world of peace.

 

 

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9th Annual Law Dialogs: Signing of the Chautauqua Declaration

International Prosecutors, Ambassadors, diplomats, and legal scholars from around the globe came together in the name of humanity on August 31st and September 1st at Chautauqua Institution, a renowned arts and cultural community located in upstate New York, near Jamestown. The International Humanitarian Law Dialogs, hosted by the Robert H. Jackson Center, Jamestown, NY, is a historic gathering of renowned international Prosecutors from The International Criminal Court, The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, The Special Court for Sierra Leone, Special Tribunal for Lebanon and The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, together with leading professionals in the field of International Humanitarian Law.

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International Humanitarian Law Dialogs

The International Humanitarian Law Dialogs are a historic gathering of the current and former international war crimes tribunal prosecutors at the historic Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua NY. Annually, renowned academics and law experts are invited to speak on a current issues centered on a theme.

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9th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs Schedule

The Robert H. Jackson Center announces the schedule and speakers for the  9th annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs Monday August 31st- Tuesday September 1st at Chautauqua Institution. This year’s theme will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica Massacre and the 70th anniversary of the opening commencement of the International Military Tribunal (IMT) at Nuremburg.

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9th annual Law Dialogs: The Wrongs We Seek, The Prosecutors

The Robert H. Jackson Center announces the 9th annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs scheduled for Monday August 31st- Tuesday September 1st at Chautauqua Institution. This year’s theme will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica Massacre and the 70th anniversary of the opening commencement of the International Military Tribunal (IMT) at Nuremburg. Prosecutors this year include:

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9th annual Law Dialogs:The Wrongs We Seek, Speakers and Panelists

The Robert H. Jackson Center announces the 9th annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs scheduled for Monday August 31st- Tuesday September 1st at Chautauqua Institution. This year’s theme will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica Massacre and the 70th anniversary of the opening commencement of the International Military Tribunal (IMT) at Nuremburg. Speakers and Panelist this year include:

 

 

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Tiina Intelmann Introduces the 2014 Law Dialog’s Theme

Each year the Law Dialogs host a speaker who expertly speaks on the conference's theme. In 2014 Tiina Intelmann introduced the theme A New World (Dis)order:International Humanitarian Law in an Uncertain World"

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Clara Barton Lecturer 2014

Each year the Law Dialogs host a lecturer who epitomizes the strength, determination, and dedication to healthcare Clara Barton embodied during her lengthy career. This year's lecturer is Kimberly Theidon.

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8th Law Dialogs Conclude with the Chautauqua Declaration

Highlights from this year’s Dialogs included updates from the current prosecutors; a panel discussion on the Relevance of International Humanitarian Law in 2014; “Porch-Sessions with the Prosecutors,” which featured topics relating to non-state actors and International Humanitarian Law, and the culminating event - the issuance of the eighth Chautauqua Declaration by all of the international Prosecutors in attendance.

The Robert H. Jackson Center envisions a global society where the universal principles of equality, fairness and justice prevail.