On the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty, the EU Delegation and the Permanent Mission of Italy to the UN in Geneva will organise an event today, 9 October 2014 entitled “Justice that kills – the death penalty in the 21st century”.
ICDP Commissioner Ms Hanne Sophie Greve will participate as a panelist. Other speakers include: Sir Nigel Rodley, Chairperson of the UN Human Rights Committee, Mr Gil Garcetti, former District Attorney of LA County and Dr Mai Sato, Centre for Criminology of University of Oxford. Mr Ivan Simonovic, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights will give the keynote address.
The event will be moderated by Prof. Andrea Bianchi, Head, International Law Department, Graduate Institute Geneva. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will join the debate via a video message.
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