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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 »

Upcoming Lecture on Humanitarian Organizations – International criminal justice in the field

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The next lecture in the Supranational Criminal Law Lecture Series will be on 14 April 2010 at 19.30.  The topic is “Humanitarian Organizations – International criminal justice in the field”.  The speaker will be Ms. Anne-Marie La Rosa, Legal Adviser to the Advisory Service of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Venue: Grotius Centre, Lange… Read more »

Upcoming Lecture on the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

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The next lecture in the Supranational Criminal Law Lectures Series will be by Dov Jacobs on: “Bridging the Gap between the fight against terrorism and international justice: the impossible task of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon?” The lecture will explore the relationship between international justice and the fight against terrorism, as it can be witnessed in… Read more »

Movies that Matter Festival

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The Movies that Matter Festival is the annual international film and debate festival of Amnesty International. The festival offers a platform for films that focus on situations where human rights and human dignity are at stake. Since early 2009 the festival has been organised in and around Filmhuis Den Haag, in the city of justice… Read more »

Human Rights Watch Film Festival London March 17-26 2010

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“In recognition of the power of film to educate and galvanize a broad constituency of concerned citizens, Human Rights Watch decided to create the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival”. Human Rights Watch’s International Film Festival has become a leading venue for distinguished fiction, documentary and animated films and videos with a distinctive human rights… Read more »

International Women’s Day

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Today is International Women’s Day. The UN’s Theme for this year is ‘Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities: Progress for All‘.International Women’s Day has been observed since the early 1900s and annually on 8 March, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements. A directory of events to celebrate the day in… Read more »

Upcoming Lecture – “Making Sense of the STL: step forward or step backward for International Criminal Justice”

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On Wednesday,  24 March, from 19:30,  the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies (Leiden University, Campus The Hague), the T.M.C. Asser Institute and the Coalition for the International Criminal Court invite you to the Supranational Criminal Law Lecture Series  - the lecture topic is : Making Sense of the STL: step forward or step backward… Read more »

Upcoming Lecture: Opening Lecture of SCL Spring Series by ICC Prosecutor on Policies and Prosecutorial Strategy

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ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo will deliver the opening lecture of the Supranational Criminal Law Spring lecture series on Wednesday 3 March. He will speak on “Policies and prosecutorial strategy of the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC” : The Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court consulted widely with States, international organizations,… Read more »