The Challenges of International Criminal Justice
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.
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.
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
Participants obtain a certificate at the end of the course (no ECTS credits are gained).
- 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.