Louise Arbour


Louise Arbour born Montreal, Canada February 10, 1946. Chief Prosecutor of Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, 1996-99; Canadian Supreme Court Justice, 1999-2004; UN Commissioner for Human Rights, 2004-08; Nobel Peace Prize nominee, 2005.


"Human rights are not a utopian ideal. They embody an international consensus on the minimum conditions for a life of dignity." (Jan. 14, 2005, Geneva; photo http://bit.ly/IKyTmb)