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Advanced Professional Trainings on Humanitarian Law and Policy – April 2011

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PHAP (Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection) will provide the following two courses in April in Montreal: 1) Formation avancee en Droit international et Politiques humanitaires 2) Thematic Workshop on Engaging with Non-State Actors: Opportunities and Challenges For more information about the courses and the registration please follow this link: http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?llr=vgmcxlcab&v=001Akwh5HY8vpz5VMy2S5PdJwduEhsFZuKAR84I-cXjaZFzzEH6855_eQaDr2kMuABx-NpKfmQl0KsHpTmCBsz6AzSZVr88AoWLR9KmFlAEFzF0VujWyX18E_bC5Bvo4irY70IG7kWFjm_YvvPlO9dLPA%3D%3D

FICHL Seminar on “Implications of the Criminalization of Aggression”

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The FICHL (Forum for International Criminal and Humanitarian Law) with support from the Norwegian Center for Human Rights (University of Oslo) in association with the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) will organize the first 2011 LI Haopei Lecture in Oslo on 8 February 2011 on the Implications of the Criminalization of Aggression.  ICC Judge and… Read more »

Upcoming Conference: On the Front-Line of Accountability – War Reporting and Related Contemporary Issues in International Humanitarian and Criminal Law

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See the Conference Announcement below: Organized by the Interfaculty Research Platform on International Criminal and Humanitarian Law as part of the launch activities of the Inter-Faculty Research Platform on International Criminal and Humanitarian Law initiated by the University of Amsterdam, the TMC Asser Instituut, Leiden University and the Free University Amsterdam, this conference proposes to… Read more »

International Conference on Systematic Sexual Violence and Victims’ Rights

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This conference will take place on 7-8 April 2011 in The Hague, Netherlands. The focus of the conference will be on the “causes and responses to systematic sexual violence  and the rights and perspectives of victims.” It will examine “new evidentiary standards for the International Criminal Court, the relative merits of using domestic, hybrid, international,… Read more »

Upcoming Lecture: The African Union and The ICC

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On 1 December 2010, Tom Zwart, Professor of Human Rights at Utrecht University, will deliver a lecture entitled Relieving the tensions between the AU and the ICC: How to Prevent them Ending up like the Frog and the Scorpion as part of the Supranational Criminal Law Lecture Series at the Asser Institute in The Hague.  Registration not required,… Read more »

Sixth international conference on “Actual problems of judicial examinations” – 10 December 2010 – Krasnoyarsk (Russia)

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The six international conference on “Actual problems of judicial examination” will take place on 10 December 2010 in Krasnoyarsk (Russia). It will, inter alia, deal with the appointment and manufacture of judicial examination in criminal trial, civil process, in arbitration process, in the constitutional process and in administrative offences. Deadline for registration is 8 December… Read more »

Upcoming IBA Roundtable: Great Expectations: exploring individual and mutual responsibilities of states and the ICC

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The International Bar Association’s ICC Programme is hosting a roundtable discussion on Great Expectations: exploring individual and mutual responsibilities of states and the International Criminal Court (ICC) on 30 November 2010, from 15:30 – 18:30, at the Peace Palace in The Hague. The discussion will examine the relationship between States and the ICC, and what… Read more »

Upcoming Conference: Corporate War Crimes

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October 29–30, 2010 The Peace Palace, The Hague, Netherlands The illegal exploitation of natural resources has fueled and financed brutal conflicts around the world, yet there has been little success to date in holding companies accountable for trafficking in conflict resources. This conference, accompanying the Open Society Justice Initiative’s launch of a manual on prosecuting… Read more »

Upcoming Lecture: Crossing the Firewall: Jurisdiction and Merits before the ICJ

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On Monday 20 September, Prof. Hugh Thirlway, former Principal Legal Secretary at the International Court of Justice, will give a lecture on “Crossing the Firewall: Jurisdiction and Merits before the ICJ”. The lecture is part of the John Dugard Lecture Series, and celebrates the official opening of the Advanced Master’s programme in Public International Law… Read more »

Shari’a Law and Military Operations Seminar at the International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences

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The International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences (ISISC) has announced that the next NATO School/ISISC Shari’a Law and Military Operations Seminar, will take place at the headquarters of the ISISC in via Logoteta 29, Siracusa (Italy), on 11-15 October 2010. The goal of this seminar is to provide instruction to military officers, legal advisors,… Read more »

Supranational Criminal Law Lectures – Memorial Lecture for Avril McDonald – Peace v’s Justice and the Role of War Crimes Trials

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Tim McCormack will give a lecture on Peace v. Justice and the Role of War Crimes Trials at 19.30, 23 June 2010 at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, Den Haag. Tim McCormack is Professor of Law at the University of Melbourne Law School and Special Adviser on International Humanitarian Law to the Prosecutor of the International… Read more »

Former ICJ President Gilbert Guillaume to speak at 2010 Lalive Lecture in Geneva

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The 2010 Lalive Lecture will be delivered on 2 June by Judge Gilbert Guillaume, former President of the International Court of Justice on “Le précédent dans la justice et l’arbitrage international” (The Use of Precedent in International Justice and Arbitration). Since 2007, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEID) and LALIVE organise and… Read more »