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Reminder: ADC-ICTY Annual Conference, “The Situation of Defence Counsel at International Criminal Courts and Tribunals”, 5 December

25/11/2015 – 4:01 pm | Comments Off on Reminder: ADC-ICTY Annual Conference, “The Situation of Defence Counsel at International Criminal Courts and Tribunals”, 5 December

The ADC-ICTY will host its annual conference, entitled “The Situation of Defence Counsel at International Criminal Courts and Tribunals”, in The Hague, at the Bel Air Hotel on 5 December from 9:00 to 17:30.
Registration is open until 30 November. 
This one-day conference will feature four distinguished panels on various topics in relation to the role and importance of the Defence.
The keynote speech, entitled “No Justice without …

Reminder: ADC-ICTY Annual Conference – Judge Schomburg Confirmed as Keynote Speaker

06/10/2015 – 9:02 am | Comments Off on Reminder: ADC-ICTY Annual Conference – Judge Schomburg Confirmed as Keynote Speaker

The Association of Defence Counsel Practising before the ICTY and Representing Counsel before the MICT (ADC-ICTY) is pleased to announce that its Annual Conference on 5 December 2015 will be opened with a keynote speech entitled No Justice Without Defence Counsel by Professor Doctor h.c. Wolfgang Schomburg.
Wolfgang Schomburg served as an international Judge at the UN-ICTY first as a presiding Judge and then in the …

Read select articles for free from a special issue on Srebrenica from the Netherlands International Law Review

12/09/2015 – 9:58 pm | Comments Off on Read select articles for free from a special issue on Srebrenica from the Netherlands International Law Review

The Netherlands International Law Review commemorates Srebrenica
On Tuesday 11 July 1995, a date which will live in infamy, the town of Srebrenica was overrun by Bosnian Serb forces. In order to commemorate this tragedy so that we will never forget, the Board of Editors of the Netherlands International Law Review invited a select number of authors to contribute to a Special Issue on the Impact …

Job Openings: Tilburg University, International Victimology Institute (INTERVICT) PhD Researcher in Law

12/09/2015 – 9:33 pm | Comments Off on Job Openings: Tilburg University, International Victimology Institute (INTERVICT) PhD Researcher in Law

Tilburg University, International Victimology Institute (INTERVICT)
PhD Researcher in Law
As part of the NWO Vidi project ‘A waste of time or no time to waste? Assessing the impact of international reparative justice procedures’ of Prof. Dr. Rianne Letschert, INTERVICT is looking for a PhD candidate.
ABOUT THE VIDI PROJECT: The international prescribed right to reparations aims to contribute to take away as far as possible the consequences …

Israel to start dialogue with ICC on Gaza strip preliminary examination

11/07/2015 – 12:09 pm | One Comment

Israel has decided to engage in dialogue with the International Criminal Court (ICC) concerning the Gaza Strip conflict of summer 2014, according to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz. According to an unnamed Israeli official, Israel will be arguing that the ICC has no jurisdiction to act on the claim of Palestine, since Palestine is not a country and the independent Israel judicial system can handle alleged …

Call for Abstracts: International Crimes Database Project

28/06/2015 – 2:25 pm | Comments Off on Call for Abstracts: International Crimes Database Project

Call for Abstracts: International Crimes Database Project

The International Crimes Database (ICD) invites submissions of short articles for publication in the online paper series of the ICD, the ICD Briefs.
The ICD is an online database, launched in 2013, and is hosted and maintained by the T.M.C. Asser Instituut in The Hague and supported by the Netherlands Ministry of Security and Justice and the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague. It is furthermore …

Job Opening: Doctoral candidate (PhD Student) in Criminal Law

11/06/2015 – 6:12 pm | Comments Off on Job Opening: Doctoral candidate (PhD Student) in Criminal Law

University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Doctoral candidate (PhD Student) in Criminal Law
The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.
The University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance is looking within for a: Doctoral candidate (PhD Student) in Criminal Law (M/F) Ref: F2DROcfd062015h, 3-years fixed-term contract, once renewable (up to a total of 4 years maximum), 40h/week. Suitable start date: …

In memoriam: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Otto Triffterer

10/06/2015 – 11:47 am | Comments Off on In memoriam: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Otto Triffterer

Prof. Otto Triffterer passed away on 1 June 2015. A great loss for international law scholarship in general and for international criminal lawyers in particular. Attached is an announcement from the University of Salzburg.

Antonio Cassese Summer School -Geneva- July 2015

25/04/2015 – 10:36 am | Comments Off on Antonio Cassese Summer School -Geneva- July 2015

 TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE, CONFLICT AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Geneva, 6 – 10 July 2015
 
The 2015 Antonio Cassese Summer School offers comprehensive, in-depth knowledge of the theoretical and practical application of these measures and practices. Based on both scholarly and practitioner expertise across a range of areas (including human rights, international criminal law, security reform, legal philosophy, gender politics) and country situations, the programme combines a general course on …

Call for Papers: For Two International Volumes “Biotechnology, Law & Development” and “Advanced Issues in International Criminal Law”

23/04/2015 – 11:16 am | Comments Off on Call for Papers: For Two International Volumes “Biotechnology, Law & Development” and “Advanced Issues in International Criminal Law”

 Call For Papers

For Two International Volumes: “Biotechnology, Law & Development” and “Advanced Issues in International Criminal Law”

Eminent Scholars, academicians, practitioners, students, researchers and experts from all relevant disciplines are invited to contribute their scholarly work for both or any one of the proposed volumes mentioned below. The volumes shall be published in the form of “edited book” by a reputed international publishing house with …

Salzburg Law School on International Criminal Law, Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law, 2-12 August 2015

09/04/2015 – 12:30 pm | Comments Off on Salzburg Law School on International Criminal Law, Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law, 2-12 August 2015

Seventeenth Summer Session of the Salzburg Law School on International Criminal Law, Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law
The Salzburg Law School on International Criminal Law, Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law (SLS) welcomes applications for its Seventeenth Summer Session, Sunday 2 to Wednesday 12 August 2015.
SLS is an intensive summer course founded by Prof. Otto Triffterer at the University of Salzburg in 1999. It is targeted at advanced law students, …

Call for Papers ‘General Issues in International and European Law’, Utrecht Journal of International and European Law

07/01/2015 – 9:10 am | Comments Off on Call for Papers ‘General Issues in International and European Law’, Utrecht Journal of International and European Law

* With thanks to Shan Patel of the Utrecht Journal of International and European Law for bringing this to our attention, as a former member of the editorial board of the predecessor of this journal (Merkourios) I’m happy to publish this call for papers.
The Utrecht Journal of International and European Law is issuing a Call for Papers to be published in its 81st edition on ‘General Issues’ …

Completion Strategy Report: Prosecutor Brammertz’s address before the United Nations Security Council

12/12/2014 – 6:01 am | Comments Off on Completion Strategy Report: Prosecutor Brammertz’s address before the United Nations Security Council

PRESS RELEASE

PROSECUTION

(Exclusively for the use of the media. Not an official document.)

The Hague, 10 December 2014
LP/OTP/PR1615e

Completion Strategy Report: Prosecutor Brammertz’s address before the United Nations Security Council

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz addressed the Security Council today, presenting the 22nd report by the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) on the progress towards the completion of its mandate. In his address Prosecutor Brammertz provided an update on the current …

President Meron updates the UN Security Council on the completion strategy

12/12/2014 – 5:59 am | Comments Off on President Meron updates the UN Security Council on the completion strategy

PRESS RELEASE

PRESIDENT

(Exclusively for the use of the media. Not an official document.)

The Hague, 10 December 2014
PR1614

President Meron updates the UN Security Council on the completion strategy 

    The Tribunal’s President, Judge Theodor Meron, today updated the United Nations Security Council on the progress being made by the ICTY towards the completion of its mandate.
        The President began his address by updating the …

PluriCourts Fellowships for 3-12 months in 2015 – 2016

08/12/2014 – 3:54 pm | Comments Off on PluriCourts Fellowships for 3-12 months in 2015 – 2016

Temporary positions as visiting scholars at postdoctoral level are available at PluriCourts – Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order, a Centre of Excellence at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo for 2015 and 2016. The duration of the contracts is from 3 – 12 months. For more information on the Centre please click here.
The candidates …

Reminder ESIL 2015 Annual Conference: ‘The Judicialization of International Law – A Mixed Blessing ?’, Oslo, September 10-12, 2015

08/12/2014 – 3:35 pm | Comments Off on Reminder ESIL 2015 Annual Conference: ‘The Judicialization of International Law – A Mixed Blessing ?’, Oslo, September 10-12, 2015

The Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (Oslo, September 10-12, 2015) will be hosted by the University of Oslo’s PluriCourts Center on the Legitimate Roles on the Judiciary in the Global Order. The annual ESIL conference has become one of the indispensable venues for European and international scholars interested in questions of international law.
The conference is entitled “The Judicialization of International Law …

ECCC: Defence lawyers of Ex-Khmer Rouge officials to block first genocide case

19/10/2014 – 11:39 am | Comments Off on ECCC: Defence lawyers of Ex-Khmer Rouge officials to block first genocide case

 The defence lawyers of the two former officials accused announced on Saturday their intention to boycott the first case concerning acts of genocide before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). More specifically, the lawyers plan to block the second case against their clients, until they have had time to appeal the ex-officials’ earlier conviction.
Both their clients, Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, were convicted in early August …

First Khmer Rouge era genocide case opens in ECCC

18/10/2014 – 10:34 pm | Comments Off on First Khmer Rouge era genocide case opens in ECCC

The Trial Chamber of Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) this Friday commenced substantive hearings on its first case involving charges of genocide. Both of the accused are high ranking officials of the former Khmer Rouge regime. Nuon Chea was the closest advisor to former leader Pol Pot and Khieu Samphan served as head of state. 
According to the press release made available by the Court, the case …