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On 24 November 2015, Prof. Carsten Stahn participated as external expert in a special plenary session of the Assembly of States Parties on the efficiency and effectiveness of Court proceedings, chaired by the co-chairs of the Study Group on Governance of the Assembly.
On 6-7 November 2015, four members of the International Humanitarian Law Clinic of the Kalshoven-Gieskes Forum flew to Berlin to attend the 4th Annual Alumni Meeting of one of the clinic’s cooperation partners, the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR).
On 16- 20 November 2015, the four members of the spring-semester International Humanitarian Law Clinic of the Kalshoven-Gieskes forum attended the RIPE71 Conference on Internet-related issues in Bucharest, Romania.
On 27 October 2015, four talented international students from Leiden University/Campus The Hague and the International Institute of Social Studies received the Wim Deetman Scholarships 2015-2016.
The Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law is the leading general series for monographs in international law which will celebrate its 70th anniversary next year.
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.
Which challenges occur as a tool of sustainable peace in the emerging regime of international criminal justice? Andrea Marrone's study offers an overview. He will defend his thesis on the 28th October 2015.
On Thursday, 17 September 2015, the latest project of the Leiden International Humanitarian Law Clinic (the IHL Clinic) on ‘Principles of International Humanitarian Law applied to Cyber Warfare’ was concluded and presented to the Netherlands Red Cross .
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".
New Monograph by Cecily Rose – International Anti-Corruption Norms: Their Creation and Influence on Domestic Legal Systems
Dr Cecily Rose has published a new monograph with Oxford University Press, entitled International Anti-Corruption Norms: Their Creation and Influence on Domestic Legal Systems.
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.
On 26 and 27 June 2015 international experts on UN Sanctions gathered in Leiden, the Netherlands, for an expert conference on the future of UN Sanctions.
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.
Wednesday 27 May 2015, visiting Fulbright-Schuman fellow Scott Titshaw will speak about his comparative research on the recognition of same-sex marriages for immigration purposes.
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”.
On Friday 6 March, Larissa van den Herik gave a talk at the ICC in a panel with ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. Professor Van den Herik spoke about the interplay between UN sanctions and international criminal prosecutions. I
The Leiden Journal of International Law organizes a symposium on ‘The Changing Role of Scholarship in International Law’. The role and concept of scholarship, including its foundations, methods and limits are in transition.
The Grotius Centre and the Hague Academy of International Law have launched a new Advanced Course on International Criminal Law (ICL) which will be held at the Peace Palace from 24 August to 4 September 2015, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.
Larissa van den Herik has created a new ILA Study Group on UN Sanctions and International Law together with Kristen Boon .