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Philippe Kirsch Guest at Freie Universität

Renowned Canadian Legal Scholar to Speak on Current Developments in International Law

№ 314/2009 from Nov 13, 2009

Philippe Kirsch, president of the International Criminal Court until the beginning of the year, will be holding a lecture on December 7, 2009, at Freie Universität Berlin. Kirsch will speak on the development of international law and the International Criminal Court as well as the challenges of public international law. The lecture will be given in English. It is open to the public and free of charge.

Philippe Kirsch was president of the International Criminal Court from 2003 to 2009. From 1988 to 1992, he was the Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations.


  • December 2, 2009, 10 a.m. – 12 noon
  • John F. Kennedy Institute of Freie Universität, Lansstraße  7–9 (Room 304), 14195 Berlin
    subway station: Dahlem-Dorf (U3)

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Andreas Etges, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Tel.:  +49 (0)30 / 838-52474, Email: