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The International Nuremberg Principles Academy

The Nuremberg Academy is a foundation intended to promote international criminal law. Headquartered at the historic site of the Nuremberg Trials, the birthplace of modern international criminal law, it serves as an international, interdisciplinary forum for debate on current issues relating to international criminal law. 

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Programs

The Academy’s work concentrates, with an international reach, on interdisciplinary research, specialized training and consulting for particular target groups, and education on human rights. At the same time, the Academy provides a forum where those working in international and national criminal justice can exchange ideas and experiences.

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The Nuremberg Principles

The main legal principles from the Nuremberg Trials were later declared general principles of international law by the United Nations: the “Nuremberg Principles.”: In 1950 the international community of nations demanded for the first time that crimes against international law should no longer go unpunished.

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International Opening of the Academy 6-7 June 2015

The International Opening Celebrations for the International Nuremberg Principles Academy will be held on June 6 and 7, 2015.  The official opening of the Academy will be celebrated by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Bavarian Minister-President Horst Seehofer, and Lord Mayor of the City of Nuremberg, Ulrich Maly.

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Nuremberg Moot Court 2015

From July 31 - August 1st, 2015, the Nuremberg Moot Court will be held by the International Nuremberg Principles Academy in the historic Courtroom 600...

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