International Committee of the Red Cross
Jamie Williamson serves as the Legal Advisor for the Washington Regional Delegation for the United States and Canada. In this capacity, he is responsible for legal support to the ICRC activities in the US and Canada, with particular focus on Guantanamo and military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.
From 2005 until assuming his present functions, Jamie Williamson was the ICRC Regional Legal Advisor based in Pretoria, South Africa, and assisted Governments and international organisations in the implementation of International Humanitarian Law in Southern & Eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean.
Jamie Williamson also has extensive experience in the field of international criminal justice, having worked with the UN ad hoc international criminal tribunals from 1996 in Tanzania and the Netherlands, and the Special Court for Sierra Leone. From 2002, Jamie Williamson headed the Chambers legal support section of the ICTR Appeals Chamber based in The Hague. He has published numerous papers on repression of war crimes, and international justice.