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Announcements: UN Audiovisual Library of International Law; Refugee Crisis and International Criminal Law; CfA Transregional Academy; Course for Junior Prosecutors on International Criminal Justice; International Cultural Heritage Law Summer School

Published on February 5, 2017        Author: 

1. New additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law.  The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs has added new lectures to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law website, which provides high quality international law training and research materials to users around the world free of charge. The latest lectures were given by Judge Kenneth Keith on “The Advisory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice” and Professor Donald Rothwell on “The Law of the Sea and the Polar Regions”.

2. City, University of London: The Refugee Crisis and International Criminal Law: Are Australian Agents and Corporate Actors Committing Crimes Against Humanity? City Law School invites you to a panel discussion of international criminal law aspects of the refugee crisis, with a focus on the Australian detention facilities on Monday 13 February 2017 at 18:00. The discussion will follow the announcement and launch of a new major initiative by the Stanford International Human Rights Clinic and the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN).The event takes place on Monday 13 February 2017 at 18:00 at City, University of London, College Building, St John Street, EC1V 4PB – Room AG21. The event will be followed by a wine reception. Attendance is free. You may sign up here.

3. Call for Applications: Transregional Academy. The Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland invite doctoral and postdoctoral researchers to apply for a transregional academy on the topic of redistribution and law. A call for applications has been issued for the forum, entitled “Redistribution and the Law in an Antagonistic World”, to be held on 21-30 August 2017 in Berlin. The application deadline is 12 March 2017. Further information can be found here and the call for applications can be found here.

4. Second Specialization Course for Junior Prosecutors on International Criminal Justice and International Cooperation in Criminal Justice Matters. The Second Specialization Course for Junior Prosecutors on International Criminal Justice and International Cooperation in Criminal Justice Matters Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights is pleased to open applications for the Second Specialization Course for Junior Prosecutors on International Criminal Justice and International Cooperation in Criminal Justice Matters. The Specialization Course will be held in Siracusa, Italy from 3-14 July 2017. The Specialization Course has been developed by the Siracusa International Institute (the new public name for the International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences – ISISC Onlus) and the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP), in collaboration with and supported by the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP) and National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI). For further information about the Specialization Course, please visit the new Siracusa Institute website where you will find the online registration form. The deadline for applications is 31 March 2017. Should you have any questions or need further information, please contact the Siracusa Institute at scjp {at} siracusainstitute(.)org.

5. International Cultural Heritage Law Summer School. University of Geneva invites applications for the summer school International Cultural Heritage Law (12 June – 23 June 2017). The summer school aims to develop the students’ awareness and general understanding of the main substantive themes of international cultural heritage law, namely: the trade in cultural objects; the restitution of stolen or looted artworks; the protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict; the protection of the built heritage from natural and human-induced disasters; the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage and of the diversity of cultural expressions. More information on the course, program, fees, and deadlines are available here.

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