Vladimir Dzuro, author of the book “The Investigator: Demons of the Balkan War,” will share the riveting true story of finding justice for the people of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. With special guests Ivana Hrdlickova, President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, and Larry D. Johnson, former UN Assistant-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs.
Moderated by Christopher Harwood. Readings: Maxwell Zener. Music: Samuel R. Saffery.
Vladimir Dzuro worked as a criminal investigator at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Prague and later at the National Central Bureau (NCB) of Interpol in Prague. In 1994, Vladimir joined the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) in the former Yugoslavia and in April 1995, he began a ten-year stint as an investigator with the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague. Currently, Vladimir works as Chief of the New York Headquarters Office at the UN Office of Internal Oversight Services. He earned his M.A. in Investigation Management from Charles Sturt University in Australia. The Registrar of the ICTY awarded him with the International Justice Medal. Vladimir is the author of The Investigator: Demons of the Balkan War, published in Prague by Grada Publishing in 2017. The book became a bestseller and is currently in its second reprint.
venue: BBLA at Bohemian National Hall, 321 E. 73rd Street, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10021
Light refreshment will follow the program. Free and open to the public. Suggested donation $5. Seats are limited, on first-come, first-served basis. Register your seat online through Eventbrite.
This event is organized by the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York and the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences New York (SVU), in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the UN in New York, with support of BBLA.