Deprivation of humanitarian assistence

The concern for the frequent deprivation of humanitarian assistance in times of crisis sparked Emilie Kuijt to research the legal framework concerning the delivery of humanitarian aid. She will defend her thesis on the 25th of November.

Does a child need child-specific procedural protection?

As child participation in the proceedings before the International Criminal Court (ICC) constitutes a matter of fact, one may raise the question whether such participation is a welcome development. On September 3, 2015 Helen Beckmann Hamzei defends her dissertation "The Child in ICC Proceedings".

First meeting ILA study group

On 27 June the ILA study group on UN Sanctions and International Law held its first meeting at Leiden University, the Netherlands. The meeting was opened by Prof. Marcel Brus, Director of Studies of the ILA, who gave a short introduction on the objectives and working methods of the ILA generally.

Time, Legacy and New Research in International Criminal Justice

On 13 June 2015, Prof Carsten Stahn delivered a paper on ‘Re-constructing History Through Courts: Legacy in International Criminal Justice’ at the Conference on International Law and Time , held by the International Law Department of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.

ASIL Panel Niels Blokker

From 8-11 April the annual conference of the American Society of International Law took place in Washington DC. The conference theme was: “Adapting to a Rapidly Changing World”.