IBA Annual Conference 2014 – Tokyo


The International Bar Association’s 2014 Annual Conference will take place from 19 to 24 October 2014 at the Tokyo International Forum.

The sessions of the IBA War Crimes Committee will be charied by 9BRi’s Steven Kay QC, with Gregor Guy-Smith and Toby Cadman also appearing as panellists.

Sessions of the War Crimes Committee

Monday 20 October 2014

The verdict on the ICC and UN ad hoc Tribunals as competing justice systems. Which is the winner?

Chair Steven Kay QC, Co-Chair IBA War Crimes Committee

1. Professor Keiko Ko, Professor of Law Mie University, Japan

2. Mr. Tomohiro Mikanagi, Director of the Division of International Law of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

3. Judge Motoo Noguchi, Former International Judge of the ECCC and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Trust Fund for Victims at the ICC

4. Gregor Guy-Smith, US Defence Counsel, Lead Counsel ICTY, 9 Bedford Row International

Tuesday 21 October 2014

The verdict on 20 years of International Criminal Justice – National accountability for the past and International accountability for the present.

Chair Steven Kay QC, Co-Chair IBA War Crimes Committee

1. Mr Yasushi Higashizawa, Japan Attorney

2. Professor Shuichi Furuya, Professor of International Law Waseda University, Japan

3. Ms. Mina Watanabe, Women’s Active Museum on War & Peace

4. Mr Toby Cadman, 9 Bedford Row International

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