2016 - International Criminal Court Summer School | 27 June - 1 July
2016 Draft Programme

Summer School on the International Criminal Court 27 June–1 July 2016

Irish Centre for Human Rights National University of Ireland Galway

Draft Programme (subject to change)

Lectures will be delivered in the Annex to the Martin Ryan Institute, NUI Galway

Welcome reception

Monday June 27th

09.00 Registration

09.45 Opening Remarks Professor Ray Murphy, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway

10.00 Keynote Address Professor William A. Schabas, Honorary Chairman, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway and Professor of International Law, School of Law, Middlesex University

11.15 Coffee Break

11.30 Introduction to the Workings of the Court and Key Issues Dr. Rod Rastan, Legal Adviser, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court

13.00 Lunch

14.15 Subject Matter Jurisdiction: Genocide & Crimes Against Humanity Professor William A. Schabas, Honorary Chairman, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway and Professor of International Law, School of Law, Middlesex University

15.45 Coffee Break

16.00 Admissibility (Complementarity, Gravity) Dr. Mohamed M. El Zeidy, Legal Officer for PreTrial Chamber II, International Criminal Court

17.30 Close of lectures

Tuesday June 28th

09.30 Modes of Criminal Liability Dr. Shane Darcy, Lecturer, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway

11.00 Coffee Break

11.30 Subject Matter Jurisdiction: War Crimes Professor Ray Murphy, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway

13.00 Lunch

14.15 Defences to International Crimes Dr. Noelle Higgins, School of Law, NUI Maynooth

15.45 Coffee Break

16.00 The Crime of Aggression Professor Don Ferencz, Visiting Professor, School of Law, Middlesex University; Research Associate, Oxford University Faculty of Law Centre for Criminology

17.30 Close of lectures

Wednesday June 29th

9.30 Corporate Crimes and the ICC Statute Dr. Nadia Bernaz, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Middlesex University

11.00 Coffee Break

11.30 Sexual violence and the International Criminal Court Professor AnneMarie de Brouwer, Tilburg University Law School

13.00 Lunch

14.15 Procedure and Evidence Professor Megan Fairlie,  Florida International University College of Law

15.45 Coffee Break

16.00 Prosecutorial Policy and the ICC Dr. Fabricio Guariglia, Director of the Prosecution Division, International Criminal Court

17.30 Close of lectures

Thursday June 30th

Special Session on Victims at the International Criminal Court

09.30 Reparations for victims Fiona McKay, former head of the Victims Participation and Reparations Section, International Criminal Court

10.15 Victim participation Orchlon Narantsetseg, Office of the Counsel for Victims, International Criminal Court

11.00 Coffee break

11.30 Fair trial implications Professor Megan Fairlie, Florida International University College of Law

12:15 Questions and answers session

13.00 Lunch

15.00 Walking tour of Galway– assemble at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway

18.00 Traditional music session, Tigh Cóilí, Shop St., Galway

Friday July 1st

9.30 Africa and the International Criminal Court Dr. Kwadwo Appiagyei Atua, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Ghana

11.00 Coffee Break

11.15 The United States, the UN Security Council and the ICC Professor Michael A. Newton, Law School, Vanderbilt University

12.45 Lunch

14.00 Domestic Implementation of the Rome Statute Professor Michael A. Newton, Law School, Vanderbilt University

15.30 Moot Court Galway Courthouse

17.30 Certificate ceremony

18.00 Closing Dinner Vina Mara Restaurant, 19 Middle Street Galway