This chapter examines the role of the International Criminal Court in conflict prevention. To that end, it explores three sub-questions. First, what does the ICC have to do with prevention? Second, what does the Court have to do with the prevention of conflict in particular? And finally, even more specifically, what does it have to do with the prevention of conflict in Africa? In reflecting upon these questions, the chapter highlights some of the most frequent assumptions underpinning claims about the ICC and conflict prevention on the continent.
Friday, April 14, 2017
Nouwen: The International Criminal Court and Conflict Prevention in Africa
Sarah Nouwen (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) has posted The International Criminal Court and Conflict Prevention in Africa (in Towards a New Pax Africana: Making, Keeping, and Building Peace in the Post-Cold War Era, Tony Karbo & Kudrat Virk eds., forthcoming). Here's the abstract: