UNESCO Chair Director Alberto Garcia will speak alongside with eleven other legal experts at the March 3 conference on “The prosecution of crimes against humanity” at the Università Europea di Roma (click the title for a schedule of the event). His presentation is entitled “The legitimacy and universality of international criminal law in relation to the ethical, religious and cultural diversity of the State.” Garcia is currently teaching a course on “Bioethics, the State and Society,” in which he examines war, war crimes and the notion of crimes against humanity. He highlights the role of the famous Nuremberg Trials and their role the bioethical reflection they sparked regarding human dignity and medical research. A summary of his intervention will be posted on this site after his presentation.