International Criminal Court Summer School, June 18-22, 2012
2012 Programme

Summer School on the International Criminal Court at the
Irish Centre for Human Rights, School of Law,
National University of Ireland Galway
18-22 June 2012
Programme
 
Lectures will be delivered in the Annex to the Martin Ryan Institute, NUI Galway

Monday June 18th 
 

09.00  Registration
 
09.45  Welcome address – Prof. Ray Murphy

10.00  Keynote Introductory Address 
           Prof. William Schabas, Chairman of the Irish Centre for Human Rights
 
11.15  Coffee Break
 
11.30  Modes of Liability – Joint Control/Joint Criminal Enterprise
           Mr. John McManus, Canadian Department of Justice
 
13.00  Lunch
 
14.15  Subject matter jurisdiction: genocide/crimes against humanity 
           Prof. William A. Schabas, Chairman of the Irish Centre for Human Rights
 
15.45 Coffee Break
 
16.00  Admissibility (complentarity-gravity)
           Dr. Mohamed El-Zeidy, International Criminal Court

17.30  Break
 
18.00  Film: Nuremburg, The Nazis Facing their Crimes
 

Tuesday June 19th
 

09.30  The place of victims in the ICC system
            John McManus, Canadian Department of Justice

11.00  Coffee Break
 
11.15  Subject matter jurisdiction: war crimes
           Prof. Ray Murphy, Irish Centre for Human Rights
           
13.00  Lunch
 
14.30  Modes of Liability – Command Responsibility
           Prof. Ray Murphy, Irish Centre for Human Rights

 
15.45  Coffee Break
 
16.00  Aggression, the Security Council and the ICC
           Dr. Nicolaos Strapatsas, Université du Québec à Montréal


Wednesday June 20th
 

09.30  Office of the Prosecutor, Functioning and Investigation activities of the OTP; Judicial Co-           operation at the ICC 
           Ms. Miriam Spittler, Judicial Cooperation Adviser, Office of the Prosecutor, ICC  
                    
11.30  Bus leaves the Quadrangle for boat trip to Aran Islands

13.00  Ferry departs Ros a’Mhíl

13.30  Arrive Aran Islands: Sightseeing, Dún Aengus, and more

17.00  Depart Aran to return to the mainland (* Note: We will provide a packed
            lunch for this day trip)


 Thursday June 21st
 

9.30   Sentencing  
          Dr. Nadia Bernaz, University of Middlesex

11.00  Coffee Break
 
11.15  General Principles of International Criminal Law
           Dr. Shane Darcy, Irish Centre for Human Rights      

12.45  Lunch
 
14.00  Procedure: The Rules of Procedure and Evidence 
           Dr. Annyssa Bellal, Irish Centre for Human Rights
 
15.30  Coffee Break
 
15.45  Procedure (continued)
           
17.30  Close of lectures

21:00  Informal outing to the Crane Bar for Irish Music

  
Friday June 22nd
 

9.30    Corporate Crimes and the ICC Statute-
            Dr. Nadia Bernaz, University of Middlesex
 
11.00  Coffee Break
 
11.15  Domestic implementation of the Rome Statute
           Mr. John McManus, Canadian Department of Justice
                        
12.45  Lunch
 
14.00  Prosecution of Gender Crimes
           Prof. Siobhan Mullally, School of Law, University College Cork

15.30  Moot Court in Galway Courthouse
 
17.30  Close of lectures and certificate ceremony

18.00  Closing Dinner – Viña Mara Restaurant, Augustine Street Galway