The Paris School of International Affairs’ Inaugural Lecture by Fatou Bensouda
Inaugural lecture of Sciences Po’s Paris School of International Affairs with Dr. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.
After her presentation on “Multilateralism under duress: The case for international criminal justice and the international rule of law,” Ms Bensouda will discuss with the students.
Enrico Letta, Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs, will introduce the inaugural lecture.
Antoine Bernard, faculty member at the Paris School of International Affairs and a human rights, international justice and NGOs renowned expert and practitioner, will moderate the discussion.
Dr Fatou Bensouda is the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, elected in 2011 by consensus by the Assembly of States Parties. She is the first woman to assume the position. Under her leadership, she has greatly reinforced the capacity of her Office through a number of strategic and managerial initiatives and expanded her Office’s activities to cover 13 investigations, and nine active preliminary examinations in conflicts around the world.
She is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions, and listed by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world, by Foreign Policy as one of the “Leading Global Thinkers” (2013) & by Jeune Afrique as one of 50 African women who, by their actions & initiatives in their respective roles, advance the African continent (2014 & 2015).
Prosecutor Bensouda is firmly committed to gender equality, cultivating a gender perspective/gender awareness and breaking gender barriers in the workplace. In 2018, she joined the eminent roster of International Gender Champions. Read more…
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