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International Courts and Women Judges

November 30, 2017

Please join the Wilson Center's Women in Public Service Project and Africa Program and the Institute for African Women in Law for a conversation on the importance of inclusion on international courts and strategies to achieve equal representation in these institutions. 


DATE: Tuesday, December 5, 2017|4:00 - 5:00pm |Wilson Center| 6th Floor Auditorium

To view the event details and register, please click here.


Decisions made in international courts affect women around the world. Yet women occupy less than 19% of seats on international courts and tribunals. The lack of women's voices in the international judiciary prevents inclusive decision-making on issues that directly impact their daily lives. The desire to create inclusive and representative institutions at all levels of decision-making should consider the importance of creating equal oppportunities for women's representation on international courts.



Wilson Center
Ronald Reagan Building and
International Trade Center
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania, Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

Phone: 202.691.4000




Ms. Lisa Davis
Executive Director, International Association of Women Judges


Professor Nienke Grossman
Professor of Law, University of Baltimore School of Law


Ms. Viviana Krsticevic
Executive Director, Center for Justice and International Law


Ambassador Liberata Mulamula
Former Ambassador of Tanzania to the United States


Ms. Reine Alapini-Gansou
ICC Judicial Candidate



Dr. Josephine Dawuni
Executive Director, Institute for African Women in Law



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