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Women's Perspectives on a Career in International Law

Moderators

  • Emilie Max, Researcher, The Generating Respect Project, Geneva Call
  • Verity Robson, Chief of Legal Services, Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization

Panelists

  • Angela Mudukuti, Lawyer and Senior Legal Adviser, Global Justice Center
  • Marie-Louise Tougas, IHL consultant, former UN independent expert
  • Fionnuala Nì Aolàin, UN Special Rapporteur on the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights while Countering Terrorism and Visiting Fellow, Geneva Academy

Justice for Ongoing Rohingya Genocide


The seminar coincides with the six months reporting deadline of Myanmar to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Gambia v. Myanmar Rohingya Genocide. BROUK will also publish its own report to show the real situation on the ground in Rakhine State, and how the genocide of the Rohingya is ongoing.

Moderator:

AKILA RADHAKRISHNAN is the President of the Global Justice Center (GJC). She directs GJC’s strategies and efforts to establish legal precedents protecting human rights and ensuring gender equality.

Speakers:

NAOMI KIKOLER is the director of the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide. As the Center’s deputy director she led Center’s policy engagement with the United States government and work on Bearing Witness countries, including undertaking the documentation of the commission of genocide by ISIS.

ZOYA PHAN is Campaigns Manager at the advocacy organisation Burma Campaign UK, and co-founder of the charity, Phan Foundation.

TUN KHIN is an ethnic Rohingya Muslim from Arakan (Rakhine) State in Myanmar, the President of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) and a prominent activist for the Rohingya people.

TOMAS QUINTANA, Argentinian lawyer and lead counsel in the current Universal Jurisdiction case pending in Argentina; UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in North Korea and former UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Myanmar.