International Criminal Court Summer School

 

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 Irish Centre for Human Rights, School of Law, 

National University of Ireland Galway  

13-16 June 2022 

The annual International Criminal Court Summer School at the Irish Centre for Human Rights will take place from 13-16 June 2022. This is the premier summer school specialising on the International Criminal Court and in which participants follow a series of intensive lectures and events over several days. The lectures are given by leading academics on the subject as well as by legal professionals, including those working at the International Criminal Court. The interactive and stimulating course is particularly suited to postgraduate students, legal professionals, scholars and those working for non-governmental and intergovernmental organisation. Participants will gain knowledge of the Court’s structures and operations, its jurisdiction and applicable laws. Lectures will address the core crimes, including of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and aggression, the exercise of the Court’s jurisdiction, defences, procedure and evidence and the participation of victims in proceedings.

Speakers will include:    

  • Prof William Schabas (Middlesex University)
  • Dr Fabricio Guariglia (International Development Law Organisation)
  • Prof Ray Murphy (Irish Centre for Human Rights)
  • Dr Rod Rastan (Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court)
  • Kate Gibson (Defence Counsel, International Criminal Court/Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals) 
  • Prof Shane Darcy (Irish Centre for Human Rights)
  • Dr Guénaël Mettraux (Judge, Kosovo Specialist Chambers)
  • Dr Noelle Quenivet (University of the West of England)
  • Nada Kiswanson (Independent Victims Counsel at the International Criminal Court)
  • Dr James Nyawo (School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies, Kenyatta University)
  • Maria Elena Vignoli (Human Rights Watch) 
  • Dr Roisin Mulgrew (National University of Ireland Galway)  
  • Mehdi J. Hakimi, Executive Director, Rule of Law Programme, Stanford Law School
  • Majed Bamya, Senior Political and Legal Adviser, Mission of the State of Palestine to the United Nations
  • Oleksandra Matviichuk, Chair of the Centre for Civil Liberties, Ukraine

This year’s Summer School will take place online in line with the restrictions associated with Covid-19. Daily sessions will run live from 9:30am until 3:30pm. Registration is now open, with a fee of €75. Refunds are available for cancelled bookings but subject to a processing fee of €15. There is no fee for students of the National University of Ireland Galway.  

For queries, please e-mail humanrights@nuigalway.ie

The full programme and registration is available at: Clearbookings 

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