SCL Lecture by Evelyn A. Ankumah: African Support to the ICC

21 - 21 September 2011
  • Starts at: 19:00h
  • Fee: free
  • Venue: T.M.C. Asser Instituut
  • Organiser: T.M.C. Asser Instituut
  • Address: R.J. Schimmelpennincklaan 20-22
    2517 JN The Hague
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Second of the Supranational Criminal Law Lecture series Fall/Winter 2011. 

Evelyn A. Ankumah
Evelyn Ankumah is the Founding Executive Director of Africa Legal Aid (AFLA), a Pan African NGO with offices in Accra, The Hague, and a registered office in Pretoria. A Lawyer with professional experience and academic background in North America, Europe and Africa, she brings a unique international perspective to her work.
After earning a J.D. degree from William Mitchell College of Law, Minnesota, in 1988, she practiced law in Minnesota until joining the Law Faculty of the Maastricht University as a visiting Research Scholar in 1990, from where she published the first Book on the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in 1996. Originally published in English by Kluwer Law International, the Book has since been published in French and Arabic. While conducting research for her Book on the African Commission, she worked periodically as Legal Officer with the African Commission’s Secretariat in The Gambia between 1992 and 1994.
She is Editor of the Africa Legal Aid Quarterly, a Human Rights Journal with over 45 editions published to date; and editor of the AFLA Book Series with three volumes published to date.

The Supranational Criminal Law Lecture Series
Together with our partners the Grotius Centre (Leiden University Campus Den Haag) and the Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC), the Section of International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law of the TMC Asser Instituut organises the Supranational Criminal Law Lecture Series. The Supranational Criminal Law Lecture Series is a weekly lecture series (every Wednesday at 7 pm) which spotlights aspects of international criminal law of current interest. The series runs for two seasons each year (Autumn/Winter and Spring/Summer).

Participation is free of charge and registration is not needed, seats available on a first come first serve basis.