Rector Francisco Rojas met with the Registrar of the International Criminal Court, Mr. Herman von Hebel, and Ms. Sonia Robla, Chief Public Information and Documentation Section at International Criminal Court (ICC), in San José, Costa Rica.
Rector Rojas introduced University for Peace (UPEACE) to the ICC and discussed the possibilities to enlarge the current collaboration between the two institituions, given the common objectives of promoting peace and ending impunity. As part of the association between institutions a UPEACE student from the Department of International Law and Human Rights is currently doing her internship at the ICC.
The Registrar expressed the interest of the International Criminal Court to continue exploring academic areas of common interest, especially in the areas of International Law, Criminal Law and Human Rights. The representatives of the two institutions will continue the exchange to promote new iniatives to strengh the ties.
In the photo: From Left to Right Rector Francisco Rojas, Sonia Robla, Chief Public Information and Documentation Section at International Criminal Court, Mr Herman von Hebel, Registrar of the International Criminal Court and Professor Juan Carlos Sainz-Borgo, Dean for International Cooperation, UPEACE.