2017 - International Criminal Court Summer School, June 19-23
Programme

The 2017 programme has yet to be finalised, and will be published in due course. Please find below last year's programme, for the 2016 International Criminal Court Summer School.

2016 ICC Summer School Programme

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

Monday, 15 June 2015
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, Chairperson, 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 Pre-Trial Chamber II, International Criminal Court
17.30 Close of lectures


Moot Court, 2013 International Criminal Court Summer School

Tuesday June 16th 
09.30 Comparative International Criminal Law and the ICC 
Dr. Mohamed Badar, Reader in Comparative and International Criminal Law & Islamic Law, School of Law, Northumbria University
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 Modes of Criminal Liability Dr. Shane Darcy, Lecturer, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway
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 17th 
09.30 Special Session on Palestine and the International Criminal Court 
Opening Remarks 
Ambassador Ahmad Abdelrazak, Mission of Palestine to Ireland (Introduction by Professor Michael O’Flaherty, Director, Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland Galway)
10.00 The Road to Palestinian Ratification Salma Karmi-Ayyoub, Barrister, London
10.30 Subject-Matter Jurisdiction, Dr Michael Kearney, University of Sussex 
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 Temporal and Personal Jurisdiction Professor Kevin Jon Heller, School of Oriental and African Studies, London 
Questions and answers session
13.00 Lunch
14.15 The United States and the ICC: Politics, Practice and Prospects Professor Megan Fairlie, Florida International University College of Law
15.30 Close of lectures
16.00 Walking tour of Galway – assemble at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway
18.00 Traditional music session, Tigh Ceoili, Shop St., Galway

Thursday June 18th 
9.30 Corporate Crimes and the ICC Statute Dr. Nadia Bernaz, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Middlesex University
11.00 Coffee Break
11.30 The Role of Victims Mr. John McManus, Counsel /Avocat Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Section Department of Justice/ Ministère de la Justice, Canada 
13.00 Lunch
14.15 Rules of Procedure & 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 lecture

Friday June 19th 
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 General Principles of International Criminal Law Dr. Noelle Higgins, School of Law, NUI Maynooth 
12.45 Lunch
14.00 Domestic Implementation of the Rome Statute Mr. John McManus, Counsel /Avocat Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Section Department of Justice/ Ministère de la Justice, Canada
15.30 Moot Court Galway Courthouse
17.30 Certificate ceremony
18.00 Closing Dinner Vina Mara Restaurant, 19 Middle Street Galway