2019 - ICC - International Criminal Court Summer School, June 24-28
Programme

 

20th Summer School on the International Criminal Court

Irish Centre for Human Rights

National University of Ireland Galway

 

24 – 28 June 2019

Programme

Lectures will be delivered in the Annex to the Martin Ryan Institute, NUI Galway

 

Monday June 24th

09.00 Registration

09.30 Opening Remarks Professor Siobhán Mullally, Director, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway

09.45 Keynote Address Professor William A. Schabas, Honorary Chairman, Irish Centre for Human Rights; Professor of International Law, Middlesex University

 

11.00 Coffee Break

11.30 Subject Matter Jurisdiction: Genocide & Crimes Against Humanity Professor William A. Schabas, Irish Centre for Human Rights / Middlesex University

 

13.00 Lunch

14.15 Introduction to the Workings of the Court and Key Issues  Dr. Rod Rastan, Legal Adviser, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court

15.30 Coffee Break

16.00 Admissibility (Complementarity, Gravity) Dr Rod Rastan, International Criminal Court

17.30 Close of lectures

18.00 Special Guest lecture (tba) co-hosted by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Aula Maxima, NUI Galway, followed by drinks reception

 

Tuesday June 25th

09.30 Subject Matter Jurisdiction: War Crimes Professor Ray Murphy, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway

 

11.00 Coffee Break

11.30 The Crime of Aggression Professor Don Ferencz, Visiting Professor, School of Law, Middlesex University; Research Associate, Oxford University Faculty of Law Centre for Criminology

13.00 Lunch

14.15  Prosecuting Crimes of Sexual and Gender Based Violence Professor Siobhán Mullally, Director, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway

15.30 Coffee Break

16.00 Prosecutorial Policy and the ICC Dr. Fabricio Guariglia, Director of the Prosecution Division, International Criminal Court   

 

17.30 Close of lectures

 

Wednesday June 26th

09.30 Children and the International Criminal Court, Dr Noelle Quenivet, University of the West of England

 

11.00 Coffee break

11.30  Procedure and Evidence Professor Megan Fairlie, Florida International University College of Law

 

13.00 Lunch

14:15 Modes of Criminal Liability Dr Shane Darcy, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway

 

15.30 Coffee break

16.00 Walking tour of Galway – assemble at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway

18.00 Traditional music session, Tigh Cóilí, Shop St., Galway

 

Thursday June 27th  

09.30  Procedure and Evidence Professor Megan Fairlie, Florida International University College of Law

 

11:00 Coffee Break

 

11:30  Defences to International Crimes Dr Noelle Higgins, School of Law, NUI Maynooth

13.00 Lunch

14:15  Defending Cases at the International Criminal Court Kate Gibson, Defence Counsel at the International Criminal Court / Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals

15.30 Coffee break

16:00 Defending Cases at the International Criminal Court Kate Gibson, Defence Counsel at the International Criminal Court / Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals

17.00 Close of lectures

18.00 Summer School Dinner Meyrick Hotel, Eyre Square, Galway

 

Friday June 28th       

09.30 Victims and Reparations at the International Criminal Court, Dr Luke Moffett, School of Law, Queens University Belfast

11.00 Coffee Break

11.30 The International Criminal Court in a Time of Crisis, Dr Mark Kersten, Deputy Director of the Wayamo Foundation and Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

 

13.00 Presentation of Certificates

13:30  Close of Summer School