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