Posts Categorized: Upcoming Events


Sarah Bafadhel and Joe Holmes to deliver ADC-ICTY training


On 12 November, the Association of Defence Counsel Practising Before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ADC-ICTY) will host a training event in “Drafting Before the International Tribunals”. Sarah Bafadhel and Joe Holmes of 9 Bedford Row will deliver the training together with Catriona Murdoch (1 Crown Office Row) and Natalie von Wistinghausen… Read more »


Steven Kay QC to Speak at Nuremberg Forum 2016


Steven Kay QC to speak on “Fair Trial: Focus on procedural trial structure and defense rights” at the International Nuremberg Principles Academy Annual Forum 2016: The Continuing Evolution of the Nuremberg Principles in Light of the Contemporary Jurisprudence of International Criminal Courts 4–5 November 2016. Click below to read the full event program: International Nuremberg… Read more »


IBA Invitation: Hearing on Crimes Against Humanity in North Korean Political Prisons (December 8, Washington, D.C.)


Dear colleague, On behalf of the IBA and the co-organizers of the Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity in North Korean Political Prisons, I write to invite you to a groundbreaking hearing that will feature live testimony from three North Korean defectors: a former prisoner, a former prison guard, and a former official from the Ministry… Read more »

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Meditation for Barristers


Barristers experience a variety of mental and physical health pressures in practice, particularly in dealing with the severe stresses created by litigation. Gray’s Inn is keen to support initiatives to address the prevailing (but dated) view that those who seek assistance in such situations are not “up to the job”. A Member of Gray’s, Gillian… Read more »


#JusticeMatters campaign and Facebook Page Launched by ICC to Honor the Day of International Criminal Justice (17th July 2016)


This year, the Day of International Criminal Justice (17th July 2016) is set to commemorate the 18th anniversary since the adoption of the Rome Statute on 17th July 1998. The Rome Statute is the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which seeks to deter people from committing genocide, crimes against humanity and war… Read more »


International Nuremberg Principles Academy Newsletter – June 2016


                    Latest News: Nuremberg Academy and Grotius Centre Sign Partnership Agreement In the presence of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, Bernd Borchardt, Founding Director of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy and Professor Carsten Stahn, Program Director of the Grotius… Read more »

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An Introduction to Lawyers Against Poverty Week


                    Following the recently adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which includes ‘ensuring access to justice for all’ (Goal 16), Oxfam created Lawyers Against Poverty (LAP) to focus specifically on the vital role lawyers play in ending poverty. It is a growing membership network of lawyers… Read more »


Lawyers Against Poverty Week – Upcoming Events


Oxfam’s Lawyers Against Poverty Week is due to take place next week and will feature a number of events in London and across the United Kingdom. Click the link below to find out more about the various gatherings and where they will be held: If you run or are part of a firm, company… Read more »


IBA Event: ‘Trials in Absentia in International Criminal Justice’


The International Bar Association is hold an experts’ roundtable discussion on ‘Trials in Absentia in International Criminal Justice’. The event will take place on 8th June 2016 from 14:00-17:30 at the Hague Institute for Global Justice located at Sophialaan 10, The Hague. The Keynote presentation will be delivered by Judge Ivana Hrdlicková, the President of the… Read more »


The Rule of Law, The European Court of Human Rights and the UK: A New Court for a New Era


Wednesday 20 April 2016
14:00-18:00 followed by a drinks reception (lunch & registration from 13:00) Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law
Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP 3.5 CPD hours It may be argued that, in the light of the Interlaken-Izmir-Brighton-Brussels reform process, the European Court of Human Rights/Convention system has reshaped itself… Read more »


IMHR Announces Impressive Speaker Line-Up


Press Release 11th February 2016   Global maritime industry leaders and world-renowned human rights advocates are among the first confirmed speakers at the first International Maritime Human Rights Conference. Taking place at Royal College of Surgeons, London, 14 September 2016, the International Maritime Human Rights conference aims to explicitly cover cross industry, civil society and… Read more »


Jens Dieckmann speaks at a Conference of The German Judicial Academy


At the invitation of the German Federal Government and the German Federal Ministry of Justice (Berlin), Jens Dieckmann, German Lawyer and Associate Member of 9 Bedford Row International, will speak at a conference on 16 February 2016 on “Procedural Challenges in the Application of International Criminal Law – The Defence Perspective”. This event is part… Read more »