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

August 24, 2015 - September 4, 2015

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

All lectures will be delivered in English.

Details

Start:
August 24, 2015
End:
September 4, 2015
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Website:
https://www.hagueacademy.nl/advanced-course-on-international-criminal-law/

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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