Tuesday, April 24, 2007
9:30 a.m.


University Center Ballroom

Christian Wenaweser

“Can the International Criminal Court Make a Difference?”

Christian Wenaweser
Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the United Nations

Ambassador Wenaweser has been working on United Nations issues for more than ten years. In 2004, he was appointed vice-chairman of the Open-Ended Working Group on Security Council Reform. He serves as the chairman of the Special Working Group on the Crime of Aggression of the Assembly of States Parties to the International Criminal Court. He is the past president of the Meeting of States Parties of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Ambassador Wenaweser received diplomatic training at the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations and at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bern, Switzerland. He also completed a special training course for Swiss and Liechtenstein diplomats at the Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationale, Geneva, Switzerland. He holds an undergraduate and graduate degree from Zurich University.