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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 »

Upcoming Conference: The Responsibility to Protect: From Principle to Practice

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The European Science Foundation (ESF) in partnership with Linköping University, University of Amsterdam’s Centre for International Law and the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect will host a research conference on ‘The Responsibility to Protect: From Principle to Practice’ in Linköping, Sweden, from 8 to 11 June 2010.  See below, and click here, for… Read more »

Two Upcoming Events at the The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

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THE ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES « Law of Naval Warfare » The Lecture will be delivered by Professor Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg Wednesday, 3 March 2010 – 6.30pm Auditoire Jacques Freymond (AJF – The Graduate Institute) – Rue de Lausanne 132, Geneva *************************************************** THE ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES WITH THE FESTIVAL DU FILM ET FORUM INTERNATIONAL SUR… Read more »

Book Launch – Future Perspectives on International Criminal Justice

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Next Monday 25 January, from 19.00 until 21.00, the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies (Campus Den Haag) is hosting a book launch for  “Future Perspectives on International Criminal Justice” edited by Carsten Stahn and Larissa van den Herik. The programme is as follows: 19:00 Opening Introduction of the book by Prof. Kai Ambos, Georg-August… Read more »

Call for Papers for the 4th Biennial European Society of International Law Conference

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The 4th Biennial Conference of the ESIL will take place in Cambridge, England on 2-4 September 2010, with the overarching theme International Law 1989-2010: A Performance Appraisal. The conference will be hosted by the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. The call for papers is now open and available on the conference website www.esil.law.cam.ac.uk. Full details on how… Read more »