11/5/08 International Practitioner's Roundtable - Roland Adjovi
The Center for International Law and Policy hosted an "International Practitioner's Roundtable", featuring Roland Adjovi.
Mr. Adjovi is senior legal officer in Trial Chamber III, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in Arusha, and former legal officer in the Office of Public Counsel for Victims at the International Criminal Court (ICC).
He discussed recent developments at the ICTR, including the role of the media in incitement to genocide, the Appeals judgment in the Media case, and the referral of cases to national jurisdictions.
Dr. Roland Adjovi has extensive legal experience in the international field. He has worked for years in the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, in Arusha, Tanzania (ICTR) as Legal Officer, in the Trial Chambers Coordinator & Pre-Trial Coordinator, and as Special Assistant to the Deputy Registrar. He is currently the senior legal advisor in this International Court providing legal opinions, research, and managing other attorneys in the support of the Court. He previously worked as a legal officer in the Office of Public Counsel for Victims at the International Criminal Court (ICC), The Hague, providing legal assistance to the representatives of the victims, and when necessary representing victims. He has an impressive publication record analyzing the jurisprudence of the International Criminal Courts.