Town Hall: Transatlantic Perspectives on Sovereignty and Intervention

Event offered by:
Foreign Policy Association
World Affairs Forum of Stamford

Event Details

Thursday, April 29, 2004
9:00 AM - 5:15 PM 
Levinson Auditorium, Yale Law School
New Haven, CT
Event type

Event Transcripts and Video

Co-Sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association, International Security Studies at Yale University, World Affairs Forum of Stamford and Yale Law School


9:00 AM- 9:45 AM Arrival and Registration

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Welcome Remarks

Anthony T. Kronman, Dean and Edward J. Phelps Professor of Law, Yale Law School

10:00 AM- 11:00 AM Panel I: “Security and the Right to Intervene”

Lawrence J. Korb, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

H.E. Sir Emyr Jones Parry, KCMG, Permanent Representative of The United Kingdom

to the United Nations

H.E. Adamantios Th. Vassilakis, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Greece

to the United Nations

Moderator: Charles Hill, Diplomat in Residence and Lecturer in International Studies,

Yale University

11:00 AM- 11:45 PM Q & A

12:00 PM- 1:15 PM Lunch

1:15 PM- 2:15 PM Panel II: “Humanitarian Aid and Nation Building: Can Outsiders Really Help?”

H.E. Kishore Mahbubani, Permanent Representative of Singapore to the United Nations

William J. Garvelink, Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, USAID

H.E. Pierre Schori, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations

Moderator: Michael Reisman, Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law, Yale University

2:15 PM-3:00 PM Q & A

3:30 PM- 4:30 PM Panel III: “Preventing LGenocide: Obligations of the International Community”

Linda Fasulo, UN Correspondent, NBC News

Benedict F. Kiernan, Director of the Genocide Studies Program, Yale Center for International and Area Studies (YCIAS) and A. Whitney Griswold Professor of History

Tom Parker, Olin Fellow, ISS, and Former Investigator, UN International Criminal

Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

Moderator: Harold Koh, Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International

Law, Yale Law School

4:30 PM- 5:15 PM Q & A