Mon, Sep 20|
Special Discussion with Luis Moreno-Ocampo
This Monday, 20th of September at 11 a.m EST we are beyond thrilled to host Louis Moreno - Ocampo, first prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, as he speaks to Millennium Fellows about the War on Terror, dissects the rise of the Taliban and what it means to the youth, and explores how ...
Time & Location
Sep 20, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Luis Moreno-Ocampo was the first Prosecutor (June 2003- June 2012) of the new and permanent International Criminal Court. His office was involved in twenty of the most serious crises of the 21st century including Iraq, Korea, Afghanistan, and Palestine. He conducted investigations in seven different countries, presenting charges against Muammar Gaddafi for crimes against humanity committed in Libya, the President of the Sudan Omar Al Bashir for genocide in Darfur, the former President of Ivory Coast Laurent Gbagbo, Joseph Kony and the former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Jean Pierre Bemba. Previously, Moreno-Ocampo played a crucial role during the transition to democracy in Argentina, as the deputy prosecutor in the "Junta trial" in 1985 and the Prosecutor in the trial against a military rebellion in 1991. He was a Visiting Professor at Stanford University and Harvard University. After the end of his tenure as ICC Prosecutor, the World Bank appointed Mr.-Moreño-Ocampo to lead an expert panel to examine an alleged corruption conspiracy related to the $3 billion project in Bangladesh - Padma Bridge Project. He is now in private practice at a New York law firm