Expert Discussion on Holding Russia Accountable for War Crimes

April 18, 2022 01:38:02
Expert Discussion on Holding Russia Accountable for War Crimes
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Expert Discussion on Holding Russia Accountable for War Crimes
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Show Notes

On April 18, the Nizami Ganjavi International Center, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights UK, and the United States Institute of Peace convened a conversation on holding Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable for war crimes and massive human rights violations in Ukraine. 

Speakers:

* Lise Grande, President and CEO, U.S. Institute of Peace, opening remarks

* Kerry Kennedy, moderator and President of Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights

* Recorded remarks from: Gordon Brown, United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education and former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

* Lanny Breuer, former U.S. Assistant Attorney General, Vice Chair, Covington & Burling LLP

* Mark Ellis, Executive Director, International Bar Association

* Harold Hongju Koh, former Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State

* Ambassador William Taylor, Vice President, Russia and Europe, U.S. Institute of Peace

* Eka Tkeshelashvili, Head of Program (COP), Support to Anti-Corruption Champion Institutions in Ukraine; member of Board of Trustees of Nizami Ganjavi Center

* Beth Van Schaack, U.S. State Department’s Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice

* Iryna Venediktova, Prosecutor General of Ukraine

* Kateryna Yushchenko, former First Lady of Ukraine 

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