The Lecture is part of the activities under the Thai Red Cross Society’s Program on the promotion of greater education and research of International Humanitarian Law (IHL). It is also a forum where qualified international experts can express their views and share their expertise, including other considerations, in order to promote greater understanding of IHL among the general public.
Among his many achievements, Justice Richard Joseph Goldstone has been involved in conflict resolution during the apartheid regime and subsequent reconciliation process. Thereafter, he was nominated to serve as the first chief prosecutor of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda. Most recently he led the UN Independent Fact Finding Mission on Gaza to investigate international human rights and humanitarian law violations related to the Gaza conflict.