Over the past seven decades, Ferencz, who now lives in Florida, has been instrumental in the formation of the International Criminal Court. A human rights lawyer, he has led efforts to return property to Holocaust survivors after World War II, and he has written multiple books. He has dedicated himself to creating a more peaceful, humane world.
Ferencz will be a keynote speaker at a Holocaust remembrance event at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Atlanta Jewish Academy. The event is in commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day and is free and open to the public.