Kenyan students visit CICJ

On 29 November, a group of thirty students from the American University in Nairobi, Kenya, visited CICJ. The students met with master students from the International Crimes, Conflict and Criminology program, and together listened to guest lectures by professor Simeon Sungi about the ICC and the situation of Kenya, and by Joris van Wijk on…

CICJ co-director Barbora Hola selected to join Young Academy

The Young Academy of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Science has selected Barbora Hola as one of the ten new members. The members are all exceptional researchers with a broad interest in scientific endeavour and science communication. Membership is for a five-year period. The new members will be officially installed on 26 March…

CICJ researchers assigned research project on Syrian asylum seekers

In 2014 and 2015 many European countries were confronted with a steep rise in asylum applications, primarily by Syrian nationals. This dramatic increase led to exceptional challenges with regard to the identification, registration and screening of these newcomers. As there is a high probability that Syrians are granted asylum, these cases warrant fast and efficient processing,…

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,…