Prof. George Edwards Presents Paper at United Nations in New York
On June 10th Professor George Edwards was invited to give a paper at the United Nations in New York. His paper was titled “Assessing International Criminal Courts and Tribunals (ICCTs) and Non-Judicial Alternatives towards Peace and Reconciliation in the Context of UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s March 2005 Millennium Report – ‘In Larger Freedom: Towards Development, Security and Human Rights For All.’” The event was part of the 2005 Summer Institute on Global Issues Facing the United Nations, a high-level conference with the theme of “Strengthening Respect for the Rule of Law.” Conference attendees included diplomats, UN officials, government officials, and others from around the globe. The paper was presented as part of a panel entitled “The Role of International Criminal Courts and Tribunals.” Prof. Edwards is pictured (center) with the other panel participants(left to right): Ambassador Shin (Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations) (Panel Chair); Mr. John Washburn, Esq. (United Nations Association of the United States; Counselor Christian Much (Legal Advisor, Mission of Germany to the United Nations), as well as Dr. Roy S. Lee, Esq., Executive Director, United Nations Institute for Research and Training which sponsored the institute.