Speaker - Stephen Rapp

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Stephen J. Rapp of Iowa is Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues. Appointed by President Obama, he was confirmed by the Senate, and assumed his duties on September 8, 2009. Prior to his appointment, he served as Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone beginning in January 2007, leading the prosecutions of former Liberian President Charles Taylor and other persons alleged to bear the greatest responsibility for the atrocities committed during the civil war in Sierra Leone. During his tenure, his office achieved the first convictions in history for sexual slavery and forced marriage as crimes against humanity, and for attacks on peacekeepers and for recruitment and use of child soldiers as violations of international humanitarian law.

4 Programs

The ICC Review and Changing US Policy Towards the Court

03.27.10 | 01:24:10 min | 1 comment

Int'l Humanitarian Law Dialogs: The Future

08.29.07 | 01:00:03 min | 0 comments

The Chautauqua Declaration and Press Conference

08.29.07 | 00:48:19 min | 0 comments

Int'l Humanitarian Law Dialogs: Past & Present

08.29.07 | 01:18:08 min | 0 comments