Juan Mendez, U.N. Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, discusses The 20th Century, Atrocity, the Rule of Law, and the Laws of Armed Conflict in an Age of Extremes at the International Humanitarian Law Dialogs. Introduction by Elizabeth Anderson, Executive Director, American Society of International Law.
Mendez asks: Are the laws of armed conflict relevant?
The conference was hosted by The American Society of International Law (ASIL), in cooperation with The Robert H. Jackson Center, Washington University's Whitney R. Harris Institute for Global Legal Studies, Syracuse University College of Law, and the Chautauqua Institution.
Juan E. Mendez is an Argentine lawyer and academic who serves as the United Nations Secretary-General's Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide.