Mark Kersten


Mark Kersten is the Deputy Director of the Wayamo Foundation and a Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto. He is the author of the book, Justice in Conflict - The Effects of the International Criminal Court's Interventions on Ending Wars and Building Peace (Oxford University Press, 2016), and the creator of the blog Justice in Conflict.

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Whither the Aspirational ICC, Welcome the ‘Practical’ Court?

What is the promise of the International Criminal Court (ICC)? What do we, as observers, scholars, and constructive critics of the Court, believe that the ICC should do in a world of populism, altered balances of power, and persistent atrocity? Why has the Court been able to achieve so little and what would be required, in terms of…

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Joint Symposium with Justice in Conflict on Human Rights Watch’s Report on The ICC’s Impact on National Justice

While investigations by the International Criminal Court (ICC) have received the lions’ share of attention and scrutiny from scholars and observers, there has been a growing interest in the impact of the ICC’s preliminary examinations. The preliminary examination stage requires the ICC Prosecutor to ascertain whether alleged crimes fall within the Court’s jurisdiction, whether the crimes are of…

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