Donald Ferencz

Visiting Professor, Middlesex University London, and Convenor, The Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression
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Donald Ferencz is the founder and convenor of the Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression and a co-organizer of the worldwide campaign to ratify the 2010 Kampala amendments to the ICC Statute. Ferencz was a contributing author to the 2012 Handbook on the Ratification and Implementation of the Kampala Amendments to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, a "how-to" manual to advise states on the implementation of new amendments regarding aggression. Ferencz and his father Benjamin, a Nuremberg prosecutor, established the Planethood Foundation in 1996 to "replace the law of force with the force of law." The Foundation focuses primarily on the fight against impunity for suspected war criminals. Ferencz holds a B.A. in Peace Studies from Colgate University, a Master's in Education from the State University of New York at Cortland, and a J.D. and M.B.A. from Pace University. He is currently a visiting professor at Middlesex University School of Law in London.