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

Summer School on the International Criminal Court

Irish Centre for Human Rights

National University of Ireland Galway

 

19 – 23 June 2017

Programme

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

 

Sunday June 18th

18.00 Welcome reception Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway

Monday June 19th

09.00 Registration

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

09.45 Keynote Address Professor William A. Schabas, Honorary Chairman, Irish Centre for Human Rights; Professor of International Law, Middlesex University

 

11.00 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; Professor of International Law, Middlesex University

15.30 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, 2016 International Criminal Court Summer School

Tuesday June 20th  

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

 

11.00 Coffee Break

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

 

13.00 Lunch

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

 

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 21st

09.30 Prosecuting Crimes of Sexual Violence Dr Noelle Quenivet, University of the West of England

11.00 Coffee break

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

 

13.00 Lunch

14:15 Children and the International Criminal Court Dr Noelle Quenivet, University of the West of England

15.30 Coffee break

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

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

Thursday June 22nd 

09.30 Fair trial rights and the rights of victims Professor Megan Fairlie, Florida International University College of Law

 

11.00 Coffee Break

11.30 Africa and the International Criminal Court  Dr James Nyawo

 

13.00 Lunch

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

15.30 Coffee Break

16.00 Domestic Implementation of the Rome Statute John McManus, Former Senior Counsel & Team Leader, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes Division, Department of Justice, Canada

17.30 Close of lectures

Friday June 23rd        Special Session on Corporate Crimes and the ICC

9.30     The Evolution of Corporate Responsibility in International Criminal Law Dr. Nadia Bernaz, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Middlesex University

 

10.15 Liability of Corporate Actors Professor James Stewart, Allard Law School, University of British Columbia

 

11.00 Coffee Break

11.30 A Case Study of Cambodia, Richard Rogers, Global Diligence LLP

 

12:15 Panel Discussion: Prospects of Corporate Accountability at the ICC

 

13.00 Lunch

14.15 Closing Q&A Session / Moot Court Preparation

15.00 Coffee Break

15.30 Moot Court Galway Courthouse

17.30 Certificate ceremony

18.00 Closing Dinner Vina Mara Restaurant, 19 Middle Street Galway