Professor Milena Sterio served as the U.S. Delegate at the “Association Internationale de Droit Penal” (AIDP) (International Penal Law Association) World Congress from Nov. 13-16 in Rome, Italy, held at the Libera Universita Internazionale degli Scenzi Sociali (LUISS).
The AIDP is a prestigious professional organization headquartered in Paris, France, composed of academics and practitioners in the field of International Criminal Law. Professor Sterio serves as President of the U.S. Chapter of the AIDP, and she, in this capacity, presented to the AIDP Board of Directors about the activities of the U.S. Chapter.
As part of the Congress, delegates had a private audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican (see photo). The Pope’s audience with the AIDP delegates was covered by news organizations including the Wall Street Journal and the Associated Press.