International Criminal Law and Procedure
Guénaël Mettraux is a Judge at the newly-established Kosovo Specialist Chambers and a Panel Member of the European Union’s Human Rights Review Panel. He is also Emeritus Professor at the University of Amsterdam, Affiliate Professor of International Criminal Law Practice at the Dickinson Law School, PennState University, and Guest Lecturer at the University of Fribourg.
He has more than 17 years of experience in advising states, NGOs and individuals on issues of international criminal law. In particular, Professor Mettraux has been counseling states in the context of proceedings at the International Criminal Court (ICC) and in relation to the investigation and prosecution of international crimes. He has also been acting as defence counsel in high-profile war crimes and terrorism cases, including as appeal counsel for General Gotovina, as trial and appeal counsel for Bosnia-Herzegovina’s first Army Commander General Halilovic, and as counsel before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.
Professor Mettraux published widely in the field of international criminal law including three books published by Oxford University Press.
He holds a PhD from the London School of Economic and Political Science (LSE), an LLM from University College London (UCL) and a Law Degree from the University of Lausanne (Switzerland).
Special Tribunal For LebanonExecutive Master - Course
The course will focus on five particular categories of challenges: legal or normative, investigative and evidential, political, the defence, and the legacy.
This short course will focus on five particular categories of challenges of international criminal justice: legal or normative, investigative and evidential, political, the defence, and the legacy.