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United Nations Association Poland, and the United Nations Association – Sweden, invite you to a meeting with Professor Piotr Hofmański President of the International Criminal Court. The event will take place on-line on September the 7th at 3:00 pm.

The participants of the meeting with the President of the International Criminal Court in the Hague will be welcomed by the President of UNA Sweden Annelie Börjesson and the President of the UNA Poland Program Council, Bartłomiej E. Nowak, PhD.  Alix Vuillemin, Senior Jurisprudence Adviser at Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice, will also make a speech. Then professor Piotr Hofmański, PhD. During the meeting, you will be able to ask questions and interact with the guest.

The International Criminal Court, based in the Hague, is an international judicial body created by the Treaty of Rome. It is the firstever, permanent, international court established to judge individuals accused of the most serious crimes: genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and aggression. The Court is composed of 18 judges elected by the Assembly of States’ Parties to the Rome Statute, from among candidates proposed by States Parties. The term of office of a judge of the Tribunal shall be 9 years.

Professor Piotr Hofmański is the first Polish judge in history to sit on the International Criminal Court. He was appointed President in March, 2021. In the period 1996-2015, he was a judge of the Supreme Court, adjudicating in the Criminal Chamber.

His research interests relate to the efficiency of criminal proceedings, the protection of individual rights in a criminal trial, as well as the use of coercive measures. He is the author and co-author of nearly 300 scientific publications.

We cordially invite you to attend the session on September the 7th at 3:00 pm.

The meeting will be held on the Zoom platform.

Due to the nature of the meeting, please register your participation at this link:

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