International Criminal and Transitional Justice

UN Mission in Mali Short Course

The Rule of Law in Practice

25 February - 6 May 2021

This online course considers rule of law work from the perspective of the practitioner, using case studies, procurement documents and project reports to help participants understand how rule of law projects are developed and implemented in the field.

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UNMISS workshop in Juba, South Sudan Short Course

Civil Society and Transitional Justice

26 February - 23 April 2021

This online short course looks at the role that civil society actors play in prompting, engaging in and ensuring the sustainability of transitional justice processes.

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Wall with photo of disappeared in Mexico Short Course

Enforced Disappearances in International Law

14-29 April 2021

This online short course examines the existing international legal framework and jurisprudence on the phenomenon of enforced disappearance. While the main focus is international human rights law, references are made, where pertinent, to international humanitarian law and international criminal law.

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Ntaganda case: Closing statements.  The closing statements in the case of The Prosecutor v. Bosco Ntaganda at the International Criminal Court (ICC) started on 28 August 2018 before Trial Chamber VI at the seat of the Court in The Hague (Netherlands). Short Course

Accountability for Atrocity Crimes

20 May - 4 June 2021

This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, provides participants with a solid understanding of the existing pluralistic system of international accountability for international crimes and of its main challenges.

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Al Mahdi case: ICC Trial Chamber VIII issues reparations order, 17 August 2017 Short Course

International Criminal Law: General Principles and International Crimes

Fall 2021

This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, reviews the origins of international criminal law, its relationship with the international legal order including the UN Security Council and its coexistence with national justice institutions. The scope of international crimes – genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and the crime of aggression – is considered alongside initiatives to expand or add to these categories.

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