Each year, the Bar Council’s international team organises the ‘International Rule of Law Lecture.’ The event aims to encourage awareness of the importance of the rule of law to all, particularly those in legal practice, stimulate debate and inspire lawyers, academics, judges and students to support the rule of law in their work.

Watch a recording of this year's lecture below.

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7 December 2020, 18:30 - 20:30
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Advancing the Rule of Law on the international stage

Keynote address by International Criminal Court Judge, Kimberly Prost
7 December 2020 18:30 GMT

This year’s speaker, Judge Kimberly Prost, gave a keynote speech on Advancing the Rule of Law on the international stage. Judge Prost was elected as Judge of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in 2018 for a term of nine years. Prior to her election, Judge Prost served as Chef de Cabinet to the then-ICC President. Before joining the ICC, Judge Prost was appointed as the first Ombudsperson for the United Nations Security Council Al Qaida Sanctions Committee. Before that, Judge Prost served as ad litem Judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on a multi-accused case related to the events in Srebrenica in 1995.

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International Rule of Law Lecture 2020

Kimberly Prost, Judge of the International Criminal Court


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