March 1, 2013
“Perspectives on International Criminal Justice”
A Discussion with Serge Brammertz, Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
12- 1:30 pm
Serge Brammertz is the Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Before his appointment as Prosecutor, Mr. Brammertz served as Commissioner of the United Nations International Independent Investigation Commission, established in April 2005 to investigate the assassination of Rafik Hariri, the former Prime Minster of Lebanon.
Previously, he served as Deputy Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, heading the Investigations Division of the Office of the Prosecutor. There, he investigated crimes committed in Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Darfur. Before his election as Deputy Prosecutor, he served as head of the Federal Prosecution of the Kingdom of Belgium, where he supervised numerous investigations and trials related to cases of organized crime, terrorism and violations of international humanitarian law.