UN Prosecutor to Speak on War Criminals at Kennedy School Forum

Contact: Doug Gavel
Phone: 617-495-1115
Date: October 21, 2005

Cambridge, MA – Carla Del Ponte, chief United Nations prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal (ICT) for the former Yugoslavia, will deliver a public address October 25 at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. “Justice in Pursuit of War Criminals” will begin at 7 p.m. in the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge.

Del Ponte is former attorney general of Switzerland and has been the chief UN prosecutor of the ICT for the former Yugoslavia since 1999.

This Forum event is co-sponsored by the Kokkalis Program on Southeast and East Central Europe, with the support of Harvard Law School's Human Rights Program and Center for European Studies.

The address is open to the public and the press. Journalists interested in covering the Forum should phone the Kennedy School Communications Office at (617) 495-1115 to reserve space on the press riser.

Alive Vivex video/audio feed of this Forum is also available.

The Forum will also be web-streamed live on the Forum website: http://www.iop.harvard.edu/events_forum.html

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