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A conversation with Sir Geoffrey Nice, QC Centre for Global Law and Governance, School of International Relations

The Centre for Global Law and Governance in the School of International Relations presents a conversation with Sir Geoffrey Nice, QC, who will discuss a range of issues pertaining to international justice and his experience as an international prosecutor and chair of the Uyghur Tribunal.

The Uyghur Tribunal is investigating China's alleged genocide and crimes against humanity against Uyghur and other Muslim populations. It is an alternative approach to justice, led by civil society. Sir Geoffrey will present the contributions of civil society to upholding international scrutiny through the independent but “unofficial” tribunal.

Sir Geoffrey Nice has been a barrister since 1971 and served as a part-time judge in England between 1984 and 2018. Sir Geoffrey holds an honorary doctorate of laws with the University of Kent and was knighted in 2007 for his contributions to International Criminal Justice.

Between 1998 and 2006 he led the prosecution of Slobodan Milošević, former President of Serbia, at the UN's International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). In 2019, he chaired the China Tribunal, dealing with the organ harvesting of Falun Gong, and is currently chairing the Uyghur Tribunal, both civil society approaches to international justice.

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