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The International Nuremberg Principles Academy

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg Academy) is dedicated to the promotion of international criminal justice and human rights. It is located in Nuremberg, the birthplace of modern international criminal law. Conscious of this historic heritage, the Nuremberg Academy supports the fight against impunity for universally recognized international core crimes: genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and the crime of aggression. 

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Nuremberg Forum 2017

On 20 – 21 October 2017, this year’s annual Forum of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy: "10 years after the Nuremberg Declaration on Peace and Justice - The Fight against Impunity at a Crossroad", takes place in the historic Courtroom 600 in Nuremberg.

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Professor Cherif Bassiouni

In Memoriam: Cherif Bassiouni 25.09.2017

Cherif Bassiouni passed away on 25 September 2017. Professor Bassiouni was a fierce and tireless advocate for justice and human rights, known as a father of international criminal law, dedicating his life towards improving accountability and developing international law. He was the Honorary...
Strathmore University, winner of the Nuremberg Moot Court 2017

The Strathmore University wins the Nuremberg Moot Court 2017 29.07.2017

The team from the Strathmore University from Kenya beats the team from the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy from Ukraine in an exciting final at the historic Courtroom 600 of the Nuremberg Palace of Justice. The members of the Kenyan team joyously celebrated as the high-ranking jury of...
Students from the University of Cape Town

Visit of Students from the University of Cape Town 22.07.2017

On Saturday 22nd July 2017, the International Nuremberg Principles Academy together with the Nuremberg Human Rights Center (NHRC) welcomed students from the University of Cape Town on their European tour “Rebuilding Shattered Societies: Lessons on Memory, Justice and Redress from Germany and...

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Nuremberg Forum 2017 20.10. – 21.10.2017

In June 2007, high-ranking UN mediators, practitioners in the fields of transitional justice, criminal law and development, as well as civil society representatives from all parts of the world met in Nuremberg at a ground-breaking conference (“Building Peace and Justice”), organized by the...

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