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How ICC tackles genocide and war crimes

25 Feb 2019 / international Print

How ICC tackles genocide and war crimes

Dr Bogdan Chirițoiu, chair of the Romanian Competition Council, will deliver a guest lecture at Queen’s University in Belfast, on 19 March at twelve pm.

He will speak on the latest developments in competition case law at the School of Law moot court.

Register at http://go.qub.ac.uk/cBfbc 


Meanwhile, the Summer School of the International Criminal Court is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

The 24-28 June summer school is organised by the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland Galway and takes place on college grounds.

The International Criminal Court is at the forefront of a broader movement for achieving international criminal law accountability for atrocities.

This interactive course is suited to postgraduate students, legal professionals, scholars and NGO workers. Participants will leave with a detailed working knowledge of the establishment of the court, its structures and operations and the applicable law.

Fair trial rights

Lectures also speak on related issues in international criminal law including genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, the crime of aggression, jurisdiction, fair trial rights and the rules of procedure and evidence.

The speaker line-up will include:

Professor Siobhán Mullally (Director, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway),
Professor William A. Schabas (Honorary chairman, Irish Centre for Human Rights; Professor of International Law, Middlesex University),
Dr Fabricio Guariglia (Director of the Prosecution Division, International Criminal Court),  
Dr Rod Rastan (Legal adviser, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court),
Professor Ray Murphy (Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway),
Dr Shane Darcy (Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway) ,
Professor Don Ferencz (Visiting Professor, School of Law, Middlesex University; research associate, Oxford University Faculty of Law Centre for Criminology),

James Kingson (Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade),
Dr Noelle Quenivet (University of the West of England),
Dr Noelle Higgins (School of Law, NUI Maynooth,)
Professor Megan Fairlie (Florida International University College of Law),

Kate Gibson (defence counsel, International Criminal Court/Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals),

Mark Kersten (Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto),

Luke Moffett (School of Law, Queens University Belfast).

The deadline for scholarship applications is this Friday, 1 March.

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