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The Challenges of International Criminal Justice

Training
from Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Registration deadline: 28 Mar 2019 Training date: 04 Apr 2019 to 19 Apr 2019 More Information

International criminal justice has been facing many challenges over the course of its history. From the creation of necessary norms and institutions to enforce it to political resistance to making itself relevant, it has faced a range problems and difficulties, not all of them are behind it. The course will focus on five particular categories of challenges: legal or normative, investigative and evidential, political, the defence, and the legacy.

Audience

This course forms part of the Geneva Academy Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict. It is open to professionals – diplomats, lawyers, legal advisers, judges, NGO staff, human rights advocates, media specialists, professionals working in emergency situations, UN staff and staff from other international organizations – who are not enrolled in the Executive Master and who want to deepen their expertise in this specific issue.
Schedule

Courses take place on:

  • Thursday 4 April 2019 18:00 – 20:30
  • Thursday 11 April 2019 18:00 – 20:30
  • Friday 12 April 2019 15:30 – 18:00
  • Thursday 18 April 2019 18:00 – 20:30
  • Friday 19 April 2019 15:30 – 18:00

Certificate

Participants obtain a certificate at the end of the course (no ECTS credits are gained).

Fee information:
1150 Swiss Francs All participants are responsible for their own travel costs to Geneva, including Swiss visa fees and evening meals.The fee includes tuition costs, course materials and refreshments during coffee breaks.
How to register:

Applications for this short course must be submitted via the online form. If you encounter problems with your application, do not hesitate to contact us.
Your application will need to include:

  • A short motivation letter (no more than one page)
  • Your curriculum vitae
  • Proof of your competence in English (a certificate or statement highlighting your solid background in English)
  • A valid copy of your visa or residence permit (only applicants who require a visa to enter the Schengen area)

Once admitted to the course, participants receive instructions on how to pay. Proof of payment is required before you begin the course.