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Online Panel Discussion and Book Launch: ‘The Past, Present and Future of the International Criminal Court’, 22 February, 16-17.45 CET

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy is organising an online panel discussion on the International Criminal Court (ICC) on 22 February 2022 from 16:00 CET to 17:45 CET. At the same time, the event will mark the online book launch of the fifth volume of the Nuremberg Academy Series, entitled The Past, Present and Future of the International Criminal Court, edited by Dr. Alexander Heinze and Dr. Viviane E. Dittrich.

Confirmed speakers:

·         Judge Piotr Hofmański, President of the ICC

·         Professor Leila Nadya Sadat, Washington University in St. Louis and Special Adviser on Crimes Against Humanity to the ICC Prosecutor

·         Dr. Christophe Eick, Director General and Legal Adviser of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs

·         Professor Charles Jalloh, Florida International University and Member of the UN International Law Commission

·         Melinda Reed, Acting Convenor of the Coalition for the International Criminal Court

·         Dr. Alexander Heinze, Assistant Professor at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

·         Dr. Viviane Dittrich, Deputy Director of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy

In light of the twentieth anniversary of the entry into force of the Rome Statute in 2022, it is timely and topical to critically examine the achievements, challenges and critiques of the ICC. The discussion will focus on select topical issues, including the Court’s effectiveness, international cooperation, completion strategies and impact of the Court, as well as the centrality of the ICC in the fight against impunity alongside other accountability mechanisms and national prosecutions.

You can find more information on the event and register on the Nuremberg Academy website HERE.

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