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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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Nuremberg Forum, November 20 – 21, 2015

On November 20 and 21, 2015, the International Nuremberg Principles Academy will host the conference “The Nuremberg Principles 70 Years Later: Contemporary Challenges”. The conference takes place on the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Nuremberg trials.

 

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Current Topics

Nuremberg Moot Court 2015: Best team final round

Nuremberg Moot Court 2015

The winning team in the final round: Jeremy Block, Simran Sohi, Professor André Klip, Alex Brown and Craig Eggett from Maastricht University.

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