Speaker - Fatou Bensouda

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Ms. Fatou Bensouda of the Gambia is Prosecutor-Elect and currently serving as Deputy Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. She previously served as a Legal Adviser and Trial Attorney at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in Arusha, Tanzania, rising to the position of Senior Legal Advisor and Head of the Legal Advisory Unit. Between 1987 and 2000, she was successively Senior State Counsel, Principal State Counsel, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Solicitor General and Legal Secretary of the Republic, then Attorney General and Minister of Justice, in which capacity she served as Chief Legal Advisor to the President and Cabinet of the Republic of the Gambia. Ms. Bensouda participated in negotiations on the treaty of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the West African Parliament, and the ECOWAS Tribunal. In 2009, she received the International Criminal Justice (ICJ) award presented by the President of India in New Delhi for her contribution to criminal law both at the national and international level.

2 Programs

R2P in 2022

01.18.12 | 01:36:00 min | 0 comments

A Conversation with Fatou Bensouda

03.25.11 | 01:20:18 min | 0 comments