2018 - ICC - International Criminal Court Summer School, June 18-22
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International Criminal Court Summer School, June 18-22

THE IRISH CENTRE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN!

Judge Solomy Balungi Bossa to speak at NUI Galway

Summer School on the International Criminal Court

 

The Irish Centre for Human Rights is most pleased to announce that Judge Solomy Balungi Bossa of the International Criminal Court will deliver a public lecture during this year’s annual Summer School on the International Criminal Court which takes place at the National University of Ireland Galway from 18 - 22 June 2018.

 

Judge Solomy Balungi Bossa from Uganda was elected as a judge of the International Criminal Court for a term of nine years commencing in March 2018. Prior to joining the International Criminal Court, Judge Bossa held positions as a Judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (2003-2013), the African Court of Human and Peoples' Rights (2014-2018) and the Court of Appeal of Uganda (2013-2018). 

 

Judge Bossa will deliver a public lecture at 6pm on Monday 18 June 2018 in the Aula Maxima at NUI Galway. This public lecture is held in association with the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to mark the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.


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 Institute for Security Studies, South Africa.

Speakers 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
Dr. Mohamed M. El Zeidy, Legal Officer for Pre-Trial Chamber II, 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
Dr. Nadia Bernaz, Wageningen University
Ottilia Anna Maunganidze, Institute for Security Studies, South Africa
Dr. James Nyawo, Kenyatta University, Kenya
Allan Ngari, Institute for Security Studies, South Africa
Dr. Phil Clark, SOAS, London
Professor Megan Fairlie, Florida International University College of Law
Peter Robinson, Defence Counsel at the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals
John McManus, former Counsel, Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Section, Department of Justice, Canada


 

For further information please contact Marta Bitorsoli, PhD candidate at the Irish Centre for Human Rights at iccsummerschool@gmail.com or phone +353 (0)91 493948.

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