Center for Constitutional Rights Senior Staff Attorney Katherine Gallagher will address the challenges of holding U.S. officials accountability for torture and other serious crimes before the International Criminal Court. She will address the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber's recent decision denying the opening of an investigation in Afghanistan, the Trump administration's interference with the independence of the Court, and victims' options for appeals and next steps. This panel discussion will be hosted by Global Rights Compliance, International Renaissance Foundation, and Ukrainian Legal Advisory Group.
Complementarity – How the ICC can help Ukraine? (i) What is the principle of complementarity and how it works; (ii) The situation in Ukraine vs situation in Georgia and the U.S./Afghanistan: Existing and Potential Challenges for the Office of the Prosecutor; (iii) The ICC’s impact on national justice; (iv) Positive complementarity: Ukrainian Scenario
Nadia Volkova, Head of Ukrainian Legal Advisory Group
Emeric Rogier, Head of Situation Analysis, Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC
Natia Katsitadze, Executive Director of Article 42, Georgian NGO
Katherine Gallagher, Senior Staff Attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights
Anton Korynevych, Associate Professor of International Law, Institute of International Relations of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv