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Speaker(s): Luis Moreno-Ocampo
Chair: Professor Gerry Simpson
Recorded on 7 October 2008 at Old Theatre, Old Building
The Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) was adopted in Rome on 17 July 1998 by 120 States. The first prosecutor of the ICC, Mr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, took office on 21 April 2003. His mandate is to investigate and prosecute the most serious crimes, namely genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.