24 Jul 2008: ISS Seminar, Addis Ababa: Indicting President Bashir: The Implications for Human Security in Sudan and Beyond

ISS Seminar: Indicting President Bashir: The Implications for Human Security in Sudan and Beyond
Addis Ababa, 24 July 2008


The Direct Conflict Prevention Programme (DCP) of the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) – Addis Ababa office would like to cordially invite you to a public seminar entitled: Indicting President Bashir: The implications for Human Security in Sudan and Beyond.


Attempts by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to arrest and prosecute President, Omar Hassan Ahmad AL BASHIR on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in Darfur, has received mix reactions. The seminar will seek to address the implications  of the ICC actions with regards to the peace processes in Sudan, human security and regional stability.


The DCP strives to complement and support the work of the African union (AU) particularly on issues of peace and security. The ISS Public Seminar Series is part of the DCP effort at consensus building by providing a platform for sharing information, encouraging policy debates and dialogues on the African peace and security agenda. The aim is to stimulate quality discussion, in-depth and constructive interaction between participants. To allow for construction interaction, presentations will be introductory remarks aimed at stimulating unconstrained discussion.


The panelists will include a specialist in International Law and a representative from the Government of Sudan.


Time: 9h30 – 13h00
Venue: Institute for Security Studies Office, Addis Ababa, First Floor, Ki-Ab Building, Alexander Pushkin Street, Pushkin Square


RSVP: Ms Yemissrach Tadesse. Phone:  (+251) 011-372-11-54; Fax (+251) 011-372-59-54; E-mail: [email protected]


Please note that discussions occur under the Chatham House rules, which means no attribution without specific permission


Seminar Documentation