The world lost a great man today and NAPF lost a long-time member of its Advisory Council, Arthur N.R. Robinson. He served as both Prime Minister and President of his country, Trinidad and Tobago. His efforts were instrumental in the creation of the International Criminal Court, demonstrating the extraordinary power of one visionary and determined individual. In 2002, he received the Foundation’s Distinguished Peace Leadership Award.
Click here to read an article I wrote about him in 2006. I remember him as a kind, compassionate and decent individual, who loved his family, friends and country, and did his utmost to assure that the Nuremberg Principles were carried forward in the 21st century by means of the International Criminal Court.