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Online interview with Mark Ellis, Executive Director of the International Bar Association (IBA). September 7, 2022

The Ukrainian Bar Association invites you to participate in an online interview with Dr. Mark Ellis, Executive Director of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Dr. Ellis is one of the leading world experts in international law. Mark served as Legal Advisor to the Independent International Commission on Kosovo and was appointed by the OSCE to advise on the creation of Serbia’s War Crimes Tribunal. He was actively involved with the Iraqi High Tribunal and also acted as legal consultant to the defense team of Nuon Chea at the Cambodian War Crimes Tribunal (ECCC). He also assisted in the Hashim Thaci case before the Kosovo Special Chamber (KSC).

In 2013, Dr Ellis was admitted to the List of Assistants to Counsel of the International Criminal Court. In 2015, he was appointed as Chair of the UN created Advisory Panel on Matters Relating to Defence Counsel of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (previously to the ICTY and ICTR).

The interview moderator is Inna Liniova, Executive Director of the Ukrainian Bar Association.

The focus of the interview:

  • Historic war crimes tribunals. What are the features applicable to the situation in Ukraine?
  • What steps are essential for ensuring accountability of perpetrators for the crimes committed in Ukraine?
  • How can international law address the crime of aggression against Ukraine?
  • How did IBA support other countries with armed conflicts?
  • and others.

Date and time: September 7, 2022, 16:30-17:30 Kyiv time.

Format: online.

Language of the event: English with simultaneous translation into Ukrainian.

To participate in the event, pre-registration via the link is mandatory. Participation in the event is free. Pay attention! In the registration form, you can leave questions for Mr. Elis, which the moderator will voice during the event.

A link to the broadcast will be sent to each registered participant at their email address.

Follow the link if you like our format and are ready to support us. Any contribution is significant now. We want to do everything possible to continue implementing online events without obstacles.

For additional information about the event, contact: +38 (096) 742-71-07 (Viber, WhatsApp, Telegram) or write to: kpyshchyk@uba.ua. Contact person – Kateryna Pyshchyk.

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