The International Criminal Court Colloquium: Africa, the Ukraine Crisis and International Law: Quo Vadis?


The Center for International Law and Policy in Africa (CILPA), with the co-sponsorship of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg Academy), invited to a roundtable discussion exploring international law and the use of force, especially in the context of the ongoing conflict in the Ukraine. This event was the fifth part of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Colloquium Series and was held via Zoom on 1 June 2022.

The opening statements was given by Wes Rist, Deputy Executive Director of the  American Society of International Law and Klaus Rackwitz, Director of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy. Moderated by Charles C. Jalloh, Founder of CILPA and Professor at Florida International University, the following experts discussed various perspectives on international law and the use of force:

•    Erika de Wet, Professor of International Law, University of Graz
•    Phoebe Okowa, Professor of International Law, Queen Mary University of London and Member-Elect, International Law Commission
•    Mohamed Helal, Associate Professor of Law, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and Member, African Union Commission on International Law

For more information, please see the flyers for download below.