Humanity in Action Releases Schedule for International Conference in The Hague

June 19 — Humanity in Action is pleased to annouce the complete program schedule and list of speakers for the Sixth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference. The confere will take place in The Hague, the Netherlands from June 25-28, 2015.

The Sixth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference will bring together more than 300 emerging human rights leaders and distinguished guests from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Poland, Ukraine and the United States will gather in The Hague. Conference participants will explore collectively The Hague’s unique role in shaping international issues, particularly those related to peace, justice and reconciliation.

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Keynote speakers for the conference include Ambassador Stephen Rapp, United States Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues; Renée Jones-Bos, Secretary General of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Konstanty Gebert, international journalist and Yugoslav Wars Correspondent for Gazeta Wyborcza, Abdelkader Benali, a Moroccan-Dutch writer and journalist; Judge Fernández de Gurmendi, President of the International Criminal Court, Jozias van Aartsen, Mayor of The Hague; Simone Buitendijk, Vice-Rector Magnificus, Leiden University; Hans Binnendijk, Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; Chair of the International Board, Humanity in Action; Ingrid van Engelshoven, The Hague's Alderman for the Knowledge Economy, International Affairs, Youth and Education; and Marietje Schaake, Member of the European Parliament, Dutch Democratic Party. 

The Sixth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference is the largest conference that Humanity in Action has coordinated. The International Confernece will also feature more than 20 breakout sessions, 13 skill-builing workshops and eight site visits, including visits to the International Criminal Court, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.

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