John L. Washburn

International Criminal Court


Mr. Washburn has had an extensive career in diplomacy and international governmental and non-governmental organizations. He was a director in the Executive Office of the Secretary-General of the United Nations between January 1988 and April 1993. Thereafter he was a director in the Department of Political Affairs at the United Nations until March 1994.

He is currently Convener of the American Non-governmental Organizations Coalition on the International Criminal Court, cochairman of the Washington Working Group on the International Criminal Court, and a board member and immediate past president of the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office.

Featured Work

APR 19, 2001 Article

Exempting the United States from Equal Justice under Law

The International Criminal Court will indict individuals, not governments, and it will try only those accused of especially horrible crimes that "shock the conscience of ...