International Criminal Court Summer School, June 18-22
Welcome to the website of the annual International Criminal Court Summer School at the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland Galway. This year’s ICC summer school will take place from 18 to 22 June 2018.
The summer school takes place at the National University of Ireland Galway.
The International Criminal Court is arguably the most important international institution since the establishment of the United Nations. The aim of the International Criminal Court is to combat impunity for atrocities and it is at the forefront of a broader movement for achieving accountability.
The ICC Summer School at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway is the premier summer school on the International Criminal Court. The summer school takes place over five days and includes intensive lectures by leading specialists on the subject as well as social activities. This interactive and stimulating course is suited to postgraduate students, legal professionals, scholars and NGO workers. Participants are provided with a detailed working knowledge of the establishment of the Court, its structures and operations, and the applicable law. Lectures also speak to 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 2018 Summer School will include a special session on Africa and the International
Criminal Court in association with the South African Institute for Security Studies.
Speakers will Include:
Professor William Schabas,
Dr. Fabricio Guariglia,
Professor Megan A. Fairlie,
Dr. Mohamed M. El Zeidy,
Dr. Rod Rastan,
Professor Ray Murphy,
Professor Donald M. Ferencz,
Dr. Noelle Higgins,
Dr. Nadia Bernaz,
Dr. Shane Darcy,
Dr. James Nyawo,
Dr. Noelle Quenivet.
For further information please contact Marta Bitorsoli, PhD candidate at the Irish Centre for Human Rights at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 (0)91 493948.
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