Specialization Course on the International Criminal Responsibility of Non-State Actors

ISISCThe International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences (ISISC) will organize the 16th Specialization Course in International Criminal Law for Young Penalists on ‘The International Criminal Responsibility of Non-State Actors’ in Siracusa from May 29th until June 8th, 2016.

ISISC will select 60 participants who should have at a minimum a first degree in law, having graduated in the last eight years (between 2008 – 2016), and be 35 years of age or under. The Institute will offer 10 scholarships to applicants from Developing and Less Developed Countries. Participants awarded scholarships will have to pay a contribution for the course of € 200.

For a Draft Program of the Course, click here.

To apply for the Course, click here.

Dealing with the Past Course

Dealing with the pastThe Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs is organizing an Advanced Learning Course for Professionals in cooperation with the Swiss Peace Foundation. The Course is called “Dealing with the Past” (DwP).

The DwP Course addresses a range of topics which are central to the implementation of relevant mechanisms for dealing with prior and on-going grave human rights violations. Special attention is paid to case studies, to a gender based approach, to the need to integrate DwP in the negotiation of peace agreements, as well as in the post conflict efforts.

The Course is designed to train professionals from governmental and multilateral institutions as well as from national and international non-governmental organizations, working in countries or regions which are confronted with a legacy of massive human rights abuse.

The DwP Course 2016 will take place from 5 – 13 July 2016 in Switzerland.

For further information on the course, click here.