‘International Criminal Justice at the Crossroads’ on 17 May

On Friday 17 May 2019, CICJ will organize a one-day conference entitled ‘International Criminal Justice at the Crossroads: Reflecting upon the Past, Discussing the Present, and Imagining the Future at VU University Amsterdam. In July 1998, with loud ovations, diplomats and activists celebrated the adoption of the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court (ICC). Set up in…

‘Punishing International Crimes in Domestic Courts’ 12 June

On 12 June CICJ, NSCR, VU University and NWO organised a conference on ‘Punishing International Crimes in Domestic Courts: Sentencing, Incarceration and Reintegration‘. The one-day conference consisted of four sessions with a total of thirteen papers, starting with a session on theoretical considerations, followed by three sessions looking into four specific regions of the world (Former Yugoslavia,…

Call for papers: Punishing International Crimes in Domestic Courts (12 June)

The international community deems that international crimes, such as genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, cannot go unpunished. During the 1990s it significantly stepped up its ‘fight against impunity’ and established numerous international criminal courts and tribunals to prosecute and punish perpetrators of such atrocity crimes committed around the globe. Over the past decades, also…

Conference ‘Undesirable & Unreturnable’, 25-26 January 2016

On 25 and 26 January, CICJ and the Refugee Law Initiative host an international conference at the University of London on ‘undesirable and unreturnable’ migrants. Impediments to the expulsion of migrants suspected or convicted of serious criminality pose an increasing challenge for public policy in both the national and international spheres. These obstacles can be…