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What is the future for an international rule of law?

Tuesday 26 June, 6pm
Old Theatre, Old Building

Will the isolationist opposition by the United States to the International Criminal Court stifle the movement towards establishing a rule of law for the international community?

Judge Richard Goldstone, chairman of the Independent International Commission on Kosovo will address this issues in a public lecture organised by LSE's Centre for the Study of Human Rights and Human Rights Watch UK.

The lecture will take place on Tuesday 26 June at 6pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE.

This lecture is free and open to all, no ticket is required. If you would like further information please call Sharon Shalev on 020 7955 6532 or email human.rights@lse.ac.uk|

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Journalists are invited to attend this lecture. For further information, or to reserve a press seat, please contact Susanne Baker, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email pressoffice@lse.ac.uk|

Notes to editors

Richard J Goldstone is the Chairman of the Independent International Commission on Kosovo. From 1991-1994 he served as chairperson of South Africa's Commission of Inquiry regarding Public Violence and Intimidation, later known as the Goldstone Commission. From August 1994 to September 1996 he was the first Chief Prosecutor of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia. He is a member of the International Panel established in 1997 by Argentina to monitor the inquiry to elucidate Nazi activities in the Argentine Republic since 1938, and during 1998, he was the chairperson of a group of international experts that drafted a declaration of Human Duties and Responsibilities for the Director General of UNESCO (the Valencia Declaration).

June 2001

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