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Advanced Course on International Criminal Law – Special Focus: Gender Justice

August 24, 2015 - September 5, 2015

Offered by The Hague Academy of International Law in cooperation with the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies of Leiden University

and with the kind support of

the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands

The course, which will be given for the first time, provides in-depth understanding, discussion and training in theory and practice of International Criminal Law. The session focuses on Gender Justice, with a particular emphasis on a critical evaluation of persistent challenges and emerging responses to sexual and gender-based violence. General and specialized themes are broached by distinguished experts in the field and supplemented by exercizes.

Course Coordinator: Prof. Carsten Stahn

Confirmed speakers:

Ms. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court
Dr. Serge Brammertz, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
Prof. M. Cherif Bassiouni, President of the International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences
Judge Theodor Meron, President of the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia and President of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals
Brigid Inder, Special Adviser on Gender to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court
Patricia Sellers, Special Adviser on International Criminal Law Prosecution Strategies to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court
Dr. Kelly Askin, Senior Legal Officer for International Justice in the Open Society Justice Initiative
Prof. William Schabas, Professor  of Human Rights Law and International Criminal Law at Leiden University
Prof. Kai Ambos, Professor of Criminal Law at the University of Gottingen
Prof. Guenael Mettraux, Professor of International Criminal Law and Defence Counsel at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon
Dr. Chris Dolan, Director of the Refugee Law Project, Makerere University
Håkan Friman, Deputy-Director General in the Swedish Ministry of Justice
Vedrana Mladina, Associate Victims Expert in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court
Niamh Hayes, Head of Office at the Institute for International Criminal Investigations
Maxine Marcus, Senior International Criminal Law and Gender Expert
Michelle Jarvis, Principal Legal Counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
Prof. Larissa van den Herik, Professor of Public International Law at Leiden University
Paul Seils, Vice President and General Counsel, International Center for Transitional Justice
Joseph Powderly, Assistant Professor in International Law, Leiden University
Dr. Rod Rastan, Legal Adviser in the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

All lectures will be delivered in English.

Organizer

The Hague Academy of International Law
Website:
https://www.hagueacademy.nl/

Venue

The Hague Academy of International Law – Peace Palace
Carnegieplein 2
The Hague, 2517 KJ Netherlands
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Website:
http://www.vredespaleis.nl/?tl=1