Daniel Préfontaine, QC
Senior Associate Emeritus
Mr. Daniel Préfontaine Q.C. is the former President and Executive Director of the International Centre for Criminal Law Reform. Mr. Préfontaine spent 27 years as a lawyer and senior manager until his retirement in 1998 at the level of Senior Assistant Deputy Minister. He has been involved in many Criminal Justice reform initiatives as well as representing Canada at International Criminal Justice organizations including the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, the Commonwealth Law Ministers and the Council of Europe Crime Committee. Mr. Préfontaine has received many awards for his work and in 2006, he was conferred the Award for Alumnus of the Year for Outstanding work in International Affairs by Rockhurst University.
Terrorism and Organized Crime: Reflections on an Illusive...
Published on: August 1, 2004
The evidence of linkages between organized crime and terrorism is very scarce. Nevertheless, the apprehended convergence between the major threats to both state and human security, if confirmed, is certainly not something that can be...
La Cour pénale internationale – Règlement de procéd...
Published on: March 1, 2003
Ce document représente les perspectives des États de chaque région du monde et de tous les grands régimes juridiques qu’on y retrouve, puisque les participants à la Commission préparatoire, bien que tous nétaient pas des...
An Overview of the Establishment of the Permanent Interna...
Published on: October 1, 2001
This short paper addresses how the incredible achievement of the establishment of the Permanent International Criminal Court has struck an appropriate balance between respect for national sovereignty and the quest for international justice.
Access to Justice / Justice Efficiency