Lecture | February 15 | 12:45-2 p.m. | 140 Boalt Hall, School of Law
Stephen J. Rapp, former US Ambassador-at-Large, Office of Global Crimnial Justice, US State Dept
Stephen J. Rapp is a Distinguished Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museums Center for Prevention of Genocide and at The Hague Institute for Global Justice. During 2017-2018, he is also the Father Drinan Visiting Professor for Human Rights at Georgetown. He serves as Chair of the Commission for International Justice & Accountability (CIJA) that has collected and analyzed more than 750,000 pages of documentation from Syria and Iraq.
From 2009-2015, he was Ambassador-at-Large heading the Office of Global Criminal Justice in the US State Department. In that position he coordinated US Government support to international criminal tribunals, including the International Criminal Court, as well as to hybrid and national courts responsible for prosecuting persons charged with genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity.