CICJ research lab

Master students start working on CICJ Research Lab projects

This year, CICJ has recruited eight students from the master programme on International Crimes and Criminology to assist in academic research that is carried out at the Center in the context of the CICJ Research Lab. They are Eszter Boldis, Marieke Bremmers, Laura Jiminez, Andrew Kennedy, Xiao Mao, Zoi Pisourika, Rebecca Pol and Indigo Uriz Martinez.…

Conference

Training for Rwandan criminal justice professionals

From 7 to 16 November 2017, 20 Rwandan professionals – working in different branches of the criminal justice sector – will visit VU University Amsterdam and CICJ for a comprehensive training on ‘Fair trials rights within the national and international legal framework and jurisprudence’. The objective of this training is to ascertain that fair trial…

ICTY

Amicus curiae submitted to ICTY on JCE III

On September 25th 2017, the Appeals Chamber of the ICTY granted leave for the submission of an amicus curiae brief on the applicability of JCE III. The brief was filed by Ms. Felicity Gerry QC and Ms. Peta-Louise Bagott on behalf of a group of academics and practitioners, including CICJ fellow Marjolein Cupido. In particular,…

NWO

Research Talent Grant awarded to CICJ researchers

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Research Talent Grant to CICJ/NSCR researchers Barbora Hola, Catrien Bijleveld, and Gabriele Chlevickaite for a PhD project on the credibility and reliability of insider witnesses at international criminal courts and tribunals. Insider witness testimony is both the strongest and the weakest link in international criminal…

AmsSumSchool

CICJ summer school kicks off!

On Monday 10 July, the summer school on International Criminal Justice kicked off. For the fourth time, the CICJ welcomes some 25 students with very diverse backgrounds. The Summer School on International Criminal Justice aims to create a better understanding of the complex nature of international crimes, its perpetrators and the reaction by the international community. By taking an…