Dr. Ariela Peralta is the President of Uruguay’s National Institution for Human Rights (INDDHH). She graduated with a law degree from the Universidad de la República (UDELAR) and has an LLM in International Legal Studies from American University. In addition to her work at the INDDHH, she has has authored books and articles as well appearing as an instructor and presenter at numerous national and international seminars and meetings.
The Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR) recognizes Monday, July 17, 2017 as the annual Day of International Criminal Justice, marking the 19th anniversary of the international community’s adoption of the Rome Statute. The Rome Statute, which entered into force in July of 2002, established the International Criminal Court (ICC) as a permanent body, headquartered in The Hague, with “the power to exercise its jurisdiction over persons for …Read more