Stockholm Center for International Law and Justice invites you to a seminar with
President of the ICC, Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi
The contribution of Judge Håkan Friman to the making of the International Criminal Court
with introduction by
Ambassador (ret.) Hans Corell, former Under-Secretary-General, the Legal Counsel of the UN
The seminar is in honour of Judge Håkan Friman. He was a key member of Sweden’s delegation to the Rome Diplomatic Conference where the statute of the International Criminal Court was adopted. Håkan was a Senior Judge and Head of Division at the Solna District Court and had a distinguished career with Sweden’s ministry of justice. Among his many academic publications on international criminal law is included the well-known Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure by him, Robert Cryer, Darryl Robinson, and Elizabeth Wilmshurst. He also had several academic appointments and he acted as guest lecturer at Stockholm University.
Judge Fernández de Gurmendi is the President of the International Criminal Court. Prior to joining the ICC, Judge Fernández de Gurmendi was the Director General for Human Rights at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina, where she acted as a representative of her country in cases before the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights and the Inter-American Court of Justice. She played a leadership role in the creation and setting up of the International Criminal Court as President on the Working Group on Criminal Procedure and Vice-President of the Committee of the Whole at the Rome Conference. Judge Fernández de Gurmendi’s academic experience includes professorships of international criminal law at the Universities of Buenos Aires and Palermo and as an assistant professor of international law at the University of Buenos Aires. She has published a number of national and international publications related to the ICC.
Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org, preferably by 14 November 2017