Thematic Seminar: International Criminal Law and Transitional Justice

CERAH - The Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Program Description

Thematic Seminar: International Criminal Law and Transitional Justice

CERAH - The Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

25 - 29 April 2016

The thematic seminar on International Criminal Law and Transitional Justice presents an introduction of international criminal law and international transitional law. In addition to giving participants a historical and theoretical overview of these branches of law, it offers a critical approach to international justice - today primarily presented as criminal law.

It is organized in sessions with experts on international and transitional law and related fields. Both organizers and external experts will present current projects they are working on, relevant topics and institutions. Moreover, criminal and transitional cases will be discussed and analysed, e.g. Hissene Habre Case, Milosevic Cases, etc. Students are expected to participate in discussion and analysis of cases.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify key norms and instruments of international criminal law and transitional justice
  • Apply the law in concrete situations and use it to support victims of injustice

CERTIFICATION

Each seminar corresponds to 2 ECTS credits and is recognized by the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated April 9, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Apr. 2017
Duration
Duration
1 - 1 week
Full time
Price
Price
1,500 CHF
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Deadline
Start date Apr. 2017
Place
Switzerland Geneva
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Duration 1 - 1 week
Price 1,500 CHF