The Irish Centre for Human Rights in Galway, Ireland, runs two Summer Schools; one on the International Criminal Court and one that focuses on the rights of Minorities and Indigenous peoples. Both courses offer five days of intensive lectures delivered by specialists in the fields and a series of social events, providing a fruitful environment… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Upcoming Events
The ICLB is organising, sponsoring and presenting the first moot court competition for legal interns and legal assistants at the ICTY, which will be held on four Wednesday evenings during the month of April. Participants will act as prosecutors or defence counsel, arguing a legal case and will be provided with the opportunity to present… Read more »
On Saturday 28 March 2009, from 4:00-6:00 p.m., HHJ Peter Murphy, and ICTY Deputy Prosecutor Norman Farrell will be speaking on “Efffective Written and Oral Advocacy Before the Appeals Chamber” in the “Fishbowl” room at the ICTY. This is not only a free lecture, but a rare opportunity to hear from two eminent speakers who will… Read more »
ICLB member Colleen Rohan has been invited to participate in a conference on “Human Rights and Forensic Science” to be held in the National University of Ireland, Galway, on April 24 and 25, 2009. The conference is co-hosted by the Irish Centre for Human Rights and the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification, University of… Read more »
The Asser Institute in the Hague is hosting a special HILAC Event (The Hague Initiative on Law and Armed Conflict) on the topic of International legal issues arising from the Gaza conflict (2008/2009). This Conference will take place on Thursday, 26th of March 2009 at 14:30 at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, R.J. Schimmelpennincklaan 20-22, The… Read more »
This Saturday, 21 March 2009, the Grotius Centre is hosting a conference focusing on Fragmentation and Judicial Dialogue and International Criminal Law and Cultural Diversity. ICLB member Colleen Rohan will be speaking at this event. She will address the issue of will be addressing the issue of the fragmentation of the definitions of ICL in light… Read more »
The Netherlands will host a one-day UN conference on the future of Afghanistan in The Hague on March 31st, the Dutch government announced today. They also said that UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon is likely to chair the meeting, proposed by US secretary of state Hillary Clinton during a visit to Europe last week, and it… Read more »
ICLB member Steven Kay will participate in a one-day conference on the Israel-Palestine conflict and address the international legal issues raised by this conflict, including the way they have been reported in the media. This University of London Conference is a joint conference with the Association of the Palestinian Community in the UK, The Centre… Read more »
On the 24 February Steven Kay will participate in a workshop entitled : “International Humanitarian Law as applied by the defence” by Steven Kay QC (Defence Counsel before the ICTY) The IHL Division of the Netherlands Red Cross, the T.M.C. Asser Institute, and the Dutch Ministry of Defence have organised a national student-competition on international… Read more »
Colleen Rohan will be acting as a judge for an ICC Moot court competition which is being held in the World Forum Convention Centre in The Hague this week, from Monday 16 to Friday the 20 February. She will be sitting on the panel of judges on Thursday, 19 February. The competition will involve various… Read more »
On 21 March 2009 the Grotius Centre, in the framework of its research agenda on Fragmentation, is holding a conference focusing on Fragmentation and Judicial Dialogue and International Criminal Law and Cultural Diversity. ICLB member Colleen Rohan will be speaking at this event. Other speakers will include H.E. Judge Liu Daqun, ICTY, H.E. Judge Frederic… Read more »
From 16 to 20 February 2009, Mr. Mettraux will be teaching a week-long course in international criminal law and international criminal justice at the Riga Graduate Law Institute in Riga, Latvia.
Tonight the Asser Institute, as part of its Law and Armed Conflict lecture series, is hosting H E Judge Kenneth Keith who will be giving speaking on ‘Tutti fratelli? Perspectives and Challenges for International Humanitarian Law‘. The lecture begins at 19.30 at The Asser Institute, R.J. Schimmelpennincklaan 20-22, The Hague. A brief description of the… Read more »
ICLB member, Steven Kay will speak on the 1 March 2009 at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies on the international legal issues concerning Israel’s recent offensive in the Gaza Strip. This one day conference is being organised by the Centre for Islamic and Middle East Law (CIMEL) and the Association… Read more »
On 29 January 2009, Gillian Higgins will be taking part in the Atrocity Crimes Litigation Year-in-Review (2008) Conference at Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago.
On Saturday 24 January 2005 Steven Kay QC is in Berlin at the German Defence Bar’s Annual Training Conference where he is presenting a lecture on the Special Tribunal for Lebanon as established by the UN Security Council.
ICLB member Colleen Rohan will be lecturing to International Criminal Law students from Hastings College of Law, part of the University of California in San Francisco, on the 2 February 2009. She will lecture on the topic of the ad hoc tribunals and the defence function in international war crimes trials.
The T.M.C. Asser Institute, the Coalition for the International Criminal Court and the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies (Leiden University, Campus The Hague) invite you to the next lecture in the Autumn 2008-2009 Series of the Supranational Criminal Law Lecture Series: Speaker: Niels Blokker, Legal Advisor, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Professor, Leiden… Read more »
The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies are hosting the international conference on The United Nations and the Evolution of Global Values, which will take place at the Peace Palace on 11 and 12 December 2008. Experts from the disciplines of public international law, ethics and international relations will present their views on the concept… Read more »
Speaker: Maxim Ferschtman, Senior Legal Advisor with the Equality and Citizenship program at the Open Society Justice Initiative Topic: The obligation to investigate torture claims: the example of Chechen cases at the ECHR Date: Wednesday, 26 November 2008Time: 19:00 Venue: T.M.C. Asser Institute, R.J. Schimmelpennincklaan 20-22, The Hague