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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
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.