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Professor Payam Akhavan is appointed as ICC Prosecutor Khan's Special Adviser on Genocide

The Prosecutor of the ICC, Mr Karim A.A. Khan QC announced the appointment of 17 eminent experts to serve as his Special Advisers pursuant to article 42.9 of the Rome Statute. Professor Payam Akhavan, ILA Canada board member, is appointed as Special Adviser on Genocide.

Photo: Professor Payam Akhavan, ILA Canada board member

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Mr Karim A.A. Khan QC is pleased to announce the appointment of 17 eminent experts to serve as his Special Advisers pursuant to article 42.9 of the Rome Statute. Professor Payam Akhavan, ILA Canada board member, is appointed as Special Adviser on Genocide.


"I am delighted to welcome such an outstanding group of experts and I am grateful for their willingness to serve as my Special Advisers. I have no doubt that with their enormous experience and hugely impressive credentials, they will significantly contribute to the work of the Office and the cause of international criminal justice. I very much look forward to working with and learning from them.", said Prosecutor Khan.


Source: https://www.icc-cpi.int/Pages/item.aspx?name=pr1611

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