Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Sat 07 Oct - Thu 12 Oct, 2006
(Session 435)

Richard Goldstone Richard J. Goldstone (Co-Chairperson)

Country/Region: South Africa

Co-Chair of the Human Rights Institute of the International Bar Association; former justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa; former chief prosecutor of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia

Most Recently Attended: (2006)
International Study Program - Colleges as sites of Global Citizenship

Biography:
Richard Goldstone (Co-Chair) is visiting professor at New York University and former eminent leader in residence at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at the University of San Diego, California. He is co-chairman of the International Bar Association's Task Force on International Terrorism, former justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, former chairman of the Independent International Commission on Kosovo, and served from 1984 to 2004 as chairman of the Standing Advisory Committee on Company Law. Justice Goldstone is chancellor of the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa, governor of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and chairman of the Bradlow Foundation. From 1986 to 1999, he served as the president of the National Institute of Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation of Offenders. From 1994 to 1996, Justice Goldstone was chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia. He received B.A. and LL.B. degrees from the University of Witswatersrand. Justice Goldstone has served as Chair and Faculty member of several Salzburg Seminar Sessions including, most recently, Salzburg Seminar Session 412, Social and Economic Dimensions of Human Rights in 2003. He is the chair of the Advisory Committee of the Salzburg Seminar's Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation.

Media files from Richard J. Goldstone

Justice Richard Goldstone on Holocaust Education and Genocide Prevention

Why Salzburg? Justice Richard Goldstone explains.