The system of international law and the risks of impunity - EXPeditions

The system of international law and the risks of impunity

by Helena Kennedy
  • Key point 1
    People don’t want courts beyond their own borders making decisions that might affect how they live, and yet we cannot function without holding one another to account and seeking to create standards that cross borders.
  • Key point 2
    The rules-based order is based around the idea that there has to be the rule of law and that there has to be respect for human rights.
  • Key point 3
    The challenge is to configure a world in which there is real meaning to international law.