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Del Ponte, Carla

Born: 1947 AD
Currently alive, at 69 years of age.
Nationality: Swiss
Categories: Jurist

1947 – Born on the 9th of February in Lugano, Switzerland.

1972 – Del Ponte studied law in Bern and Geneva, as well as in Britain. She obtained her LL.M.

1975 – Del Ponte joined a private law firm in Lugano, which she left to set up her own company.

1981 – She was appointed investigating magistrate, and later public prosecutor at the Lugano district attorney’s office.

1994 – Swiss attorney general.

1999 – Del Ponte joined the ICTY and ICTR to deal with war crimes as prosecutor.

1999 – Chief prosecutor of international war crimes tribunal for Rwanda.

         – Chief prosecutor of international war crimes tribunal for former Yugoslavia.

2007 – On the 30th of January, Del Ponte announced she will resign her position as Chief Prosecutor at the ICTY. she stated it ‘is time to return to normal life.