Del Ponte, Carla

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Born: Feb 09, 1947 AD
Currently alive, at 67 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.

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