The Vespasian V. Pella Medal

The Vespasian V. Pella Medal was given by Mrs. Pella to Benjamin Ferencz in 1958 as a special AIDP award. Each recipient is recognized as a champion of the international criminal justice and retains the medal for ten years and then transmits it to his or her selected successor from among the members of the AIDP-IAPL.

The recipients of the medal are: Benjamin Ferencz (1958-2000), M. Cherif Bassiouni (2000-2010) and William A. Schabas

(2010-___).