Juan E. Méndez, lauded human rights and legal scholar, delivers CEU's 2010 Nowicki Lecture

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Juan Méndez, an advisor on crime prevention to the International Criminal Court, addressed CEU students, faculty, staff, and visitors in this year's 6th annual Marek Nowicki memorial lecture.

Méndez' talk -- "Transitional Justice, Peace and Prevention" -- offered an overview of the legal, political, and moral demands of both adjudicating and preventing human rights atrocities. Drawing on past experience as the UN Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide and numerous other posts, Méndez said preventing genocide cannot happen through justice alone. 

Learn more about past Nowicki lecturers and Méndez' career at http://legal.ceu.hu/Nowicki_Lecture.