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Helen Stacy, PhD

Senior Fellow, CDDRL; Affiliated Faculty, Stanford School of Law; Europe Center Affiliated Faculty; SCPKU Faculty Fellow Aug-Oct 2013 and Director, Program on Human Rights

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May 2nd, 2013

Evaluating the impact and future of the International Criminal Court

In March, Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda surrendered himself unexpectedly to the U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda asking for transfer to the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague, where he was wanted for allegedly committing crimes against humanity. The apprehension of ICC indictees was one of the main challenges raised during the Program on Human Right's (PHR) Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Speaker Series last quarter. Read more »



April 8th, 2013

The Program on Human Rights spring quarter newsletter

The Program on Human Rights (PHR) at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law is looking forward to an exciting quarter with a continued focus on human trafficking and human rights education. We encourage you to read our newsletter below to learn more about our exciting courses, research initiatives, and new staff on board for the spring quarter. Read more »



March 7th, 2013

Stanford conference focuses on the role of women and international development

in the news

On March 2, the Stanford Association for International Development held their annual conference exploring the role of women in international development. Co-sponsored by CDDRL, the event featured a keynote address by Nancy Lindborg, the assistant administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance to the United States Agency for International Development. Read more »



January 11th, 2013

Combating human trafficking requires a regional approach, says Stanford scholar

CDDRL, FSI Stanford News

Helen Stacy, director of the CDDRL Program on Human Rights and a FSI senior fellow, says the moment is ripe to examine human trafficking in Asia and the mechanisms for fighting it. As U.S. foreign policy pivots toward Asia, human rights issues are becoming integrated into regional discussions on trade and economic development. Read more »



December 6th, 2012

Former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court kicks off human rights seminar series

Announcement

CDDRL's Program on Human Rights inaugurated the 2012-2013 Sanela Diana Jenkins Speaker Series on Dec. 7 with a seminar featuring the former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), the Honorable Luis Moreno-Ocampo. Read more »




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Justice, truth, reconciliation: When should a nation let the past be past?
Van Zyl was the keynote speaker on a Friday afternoon panel wrestling with transitional justice, truth, reconciliation and religion. He was joined by Helen Stacy, a Stanford scholar in international and comparative law, and history professor James Campbell ...
February 15, 2011 in Stanford University News

Controversial Judge Defends Human Rights At Stanford
South African Justice Richard Goldstone expressed his views on international law regarding civilians in war zones. Helen Stacy, Coordinator of the Program on Human Rights at Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, introduced the panelists and the focus of the discussion.
January 21, 2011 in Patch