Visit Benjamin Ferencz

From 1-5 September Benjamin Ferencz (94) visited the Leiden Law School. He was invited for a special one-day event organized for all 2nd year law students, devoted to the theme ‘ethical dilemmas in war and peace’. In 1947-1948 Ferencz was the chief prosecutor in one of the so-called follow-up Nuremberg trials, the Einsatzgruppen trial.

Human Security and Ethics in the Spirit of Dag Hammarskjöld

Professor Carsten Stahn and Professor Henning Melber , Director Emeritus of the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation , have published a new book with Cambridge University Press on ‘Peace Diplomacy, Global Justice and International Agency: Rethinking Human Security and Ethics in the Spirit of Dag Hammarskjöld’.

Crisis in Ukraine and International Law

On Thursday 27 March 2014 (19.00-21.00 hrs), the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies will host a panel discussion on the crisis in Ukraine and international law, chaired by Prof. Dr. Horst Fischer (Leiden University).

Fact-Finding and the Responsibility to Protect

Prof. Carsten Stahn and Ms. Catherine Harwood delivered a presentation on ‘Fact-finding Missions and the Responsibility to Protect’ at an Expert Meeting on Human Rights and the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) on Wednesday 12 March 2014.

Syria, Accountability and International Law

Prof Carsten Stahn gave a talk on Syria and the discourse on punishment and intervention at an international conference on the ‘Syrian crisis and international law’, held in Doha, Qatar on 25-26 February 2014, by the College of Law of Qatar University and the Qatari Branch of the International Law Association.