This discussion follows the publication of the Universal Jurisdiction Annual Review 2019 by TRIAL International, which focuses on the challenges of investigating and prosecuting mass crimes remotely. The report, which analyses 60 cases across 16 countries, also looks at creative solutions that have been found to overcome them.
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Olivier Chamard / Geneva Academy
Our Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law is a unique and innovative programme that combines high-level academic education and real-world practice in the field of transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law. Applications for the 2019–2020 academic year are open!
Luisa Gómez Betancur
Students of our MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law spent three days in Poland to look into transitional justice issues.
Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and Albie Sachs, Former Judge of the South African Constitutional Court, will reflect on the current human rights challenges and how to move the human rights agenda forward.
This project intends to clarify the conditions of accountability for international crimes by providing a detailed assessment of the customary international law status of, in particular, the actus reus and mens rea elements of modes of liability: planning, instigating, conspiracy, direct and indirect perpetration, co-perpetration, the three forms of joint criminal enterprise, the doctrine of common purpose under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, command responsibility and aiding and abetting.
This project, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, investigated the relevance of international law in relation to such demands for reparation.