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Burkle Fellow Gen. Clark (Ret.) in Symposium on International Law & Justice

Burkle Fellow Gen. Clark (Ret.) in Symposium on International Law & Justice

Council on Foreign Relations, October 17, 2008

Council on Foreign Relations

Watch experts discuss international justice live from CFR on Friday, October 17, 2008, 1:00 to 5:15 p.m. (ET), at this three-part symposium, featuring speakers such International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo, General Wesley Clark, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, and Angelina Jolie.

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  • Conference Panel Session: CFR Symposium on International Law and Justice, Session One: International Obligations Toward Victims of Mass Atrocities
  • Conference Panel Session: CFR Symposium on International Law and Justice, Session Two: U.S. Engagement in the International Legal System
  • Conference Panel Session: CFR Symposium on International Law and Justice, Session Three: The Darfur Case

 This webcast is part of the CFR Symposium on International Law and Justice, which is made possible through the generous support of the Jolie-Pitt Foundation.

Session One: International Obligations Toward Victims of Mass Atrocities
1:00 to 2:15 p.m. (ET)
What can we do when governments do not or cannot adequately respond to genocide and other mass suffering? What are the obstacles to putting the UN's Responsibility to Protect agenda into practice?

Wesley K. Clark, General, U.S. Army (Ret.); Chairman and CEO, Wesley K. Clark & Associates
Victoria K. Holt
, Senior Associate and Codirector, Future of Peace Operations Program, Henry L. Stimson Center
Edward C. Luck, Senior Vice President and Director of Studies, International Peace Institute; Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General
David J. Scheffer, Professor of Law, Northwestern University; former Ambassador at Large for War Crimes, U.S. Department of State, Presiding


Session Two: U.S. Engagement in the International Legal System
2:30 to 3:45 p.m. (ET)
What can we expect of the next administration, both in terms of its response to mass atrocities and its position toward international law more generally? What steps will the next president take to shape the international legal order-and America's place within it?

Greg Craig, Partner, Williams & Connolly; Senior Adviser, Barack Obama Campaign
Nicholas Rostow, University Counsel and Vice Chancellor, Legal Affairs, State University of New York; Adviser and Surrogate, John McCain Campaign
Cynthia McFadden, Coanchor, Nightline, ABC News, Presiding


Session Three: The Darfur Case
4:00 to 5:15 p.m. (ET)


Introductory Remarks: Angelina Jolie, Goodwill Ambassador, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; Co-chair, Jolie-Pitt Foundation
Keynote Speaker: Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court
Presider: Nicholas D. Kristof, Columnist, New York Times

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