Side Event on “Gender-Based Violence in International Law” on the Occasion of the International Law Week in New YorkOn the occasion of the International Law week at the UN in New York the Nuremberg Academy hosted a side-event together with the German Mission to the UN in the German House in New York on 26 October 2023. Director Professor Dr Christoph Safferling moderated a discussion on “gender-based violence in...
Side Event during International Law Week Presenting the Ethical Principles at the United Nations in New YorkDirector Professor Dr Christoph Safferling took part in the presentation of the Ethical Principles for International Criminal Judges at a side event during the International Law Week at the United Nations in New York. For the last three years the Nuremberg Academy was part of this project together...
Dr Viviane Dittrich Moderated Online Event on “Hybrid Justice Experiences from Phnom Penh to Bangui”On 17 October 2023, Deputy Director Dr Viviane Dittrich moderated an event entitled “Expériences de la justice hybride : de Phnom Penh à Bangui” (“Hybrid Justice Experiences from Phnom Penh to Bangui”), held entirely in French, together with Dr. Magalie Besse, Director of the Institut Francophone...
The Nuremberg Academy Presented the Report on the Length of Proceedings at the International Criminal Court at the BundestagOn 12 October 2023, the report on the length of proceedings at the International Criminal Court (ICC) was presented at an event organised by the Foreign Office in the Bundestag. This report was prepared in accordance with the 2018 Bundestag resolution aimed at strengthening the ICC and sought to...
24.09. – 26.09.2023
International Conference "Business and Human Rights Governance Challenges in Times of Complexity and Crisis?"The conference was a cooperation effort between CHREN (Centre for Human Rights Erlangen-Nuremberg) at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, the City of Nuremberg and the Nuremberg Academy. The start of the conference on 24 September 2023 was hosted by the Academy in Courtroom 600....
Dr Pablo Gavira Díaz Invited to Seminar “Human Rights in War – On Lost Ground?” at Academy Franz Hitze HausOn 9 September 2023, Project Officer Dr Pablo Gavira Díaz was invited to participate in a seminar titled “Menschenrechte im Krieg – auf verlorenen Posten?” (“Human Rights in War – On Lost Ground?”), organised by the Academy Akademie Franz Hitze Haus in Münster. Dr Gavira Díaz’ intervention focused...
08.09. – 17.09.2023
21.08. – 01.09.2023
14.08. – 25.08.2023
31.07. – 11.08.2023
20.07. – 22.07.2023
Webinar on the Importance of the Nuremberg Principles Organised by the International Association of ProsecutorsOn 18 July 2023, the Nuremberg Academy took part in a webinar titled “The Importance of the Nuremberg Principles for Prosecutors”, organised by the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP). It brought together Deputy Director Dr Viviane Dittrich, Project Officer Alexander Fernandes-Köhler and...
03.07. – 07.07.2023
05.06. – 07.06.2023
The Nuremberg Academy Participated in High-Level Event on “International Criminal Justice and Vulnerable Victims”On 16 May 2023, Deputy Director Dr Viviane Dittrich and Anabela Alves, Senior Officer for Training and Capacity Building, were invited to participate in a seminar on “International Criminal Justice and Vulnerable Victims”. The high-level event was held at the Quai d’Orsay, Paris and organised by the...
Expert Seminar on Judicial Ethics "On the path to a common code of ethics for international criminal judges"On 15 May 2023, high-level experts including several Presidents of international criminal courts and tribunals met in Paris for a seminar on ethics in international criminal justice. It was the second seminar of the project “Ethica, on the path to a common code of ethics for international criminal...
Director Professor Dr Safferling Welcomes Responsibles for Legal Training at the Nuremberg Higher Regional CourtDirector Professor Dr Christoph Safferling welcomed the judges responsible for the programme of legal trainees at the Higher Regional Court of Nuremberg, Ms Silke Weidner, Dr Sina Eichentopf and Dr Michael Müller, to the Academy's premises on 3 April 2023. During the meeting, they discussed the...
24.02. – 25.02.2023
10.02. – 12.02.2023
02.02. – 03.02.2023
Apply now for the Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals 2023 (anglophone and francophone editions)The International Nuremberg Principles Academy invites applications to the 2023 editions of the Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals taking place online. Dates: Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals 2023 (anglophone edition): 31 July to 11 August 2023 For more...
05.12. – 11.12.2022
Side Event on the Length of the Proceedings at the International Criminal Court at the 21st Assembly of States Parties to the Rome StatuteOn 5 December 2022, the Nuremberg Academy organised a side event, hosted by Germany, at the twenty-first session of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court (ICC ASP), which took place in The Hague from 5 to 11 December 2022. The panel discussion was titled “The Trials at...
21.11. – 25.11.2022
Intensive Training Programme International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law for Iraqi JudgesThe Nuremberg Academy, in partnership with the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD), organised an advanced training course on international humanitarian law (IHL) and international criminal law (ICL) for 19 members of the Iraqi...
Rome Statute Anniversary Conference at the Cour de Cassation in Paris with Presentation by Dr Viviane DittrichOn 24 October 2022, Deputy Director Dr Viviane Dittrich participated in a high-level conference marking the 20th anniversary of the entry into force of the Rome Statute organised by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs at the Cour de cassation in Paris, France. The conference was held...
13.10. – 15.10.2022
19.09. – 23.09.2022
The Nuremberg Academy Participated in Siracusa International Institute’s 50th Anniversary ConferenceOn 17 September 2022, Deputy Director Dr Viviane Dittrich was invited to participate in the 50th anniversary conference “Peace, Security and Justice in Europe and the Mediterranean: How can Europe reinforce the global fight against impunity?” organised by the Siracusa International Institute for...
15.08. – 26.08.2022
01.08. – 12.08.2022
22.06. – 24.06.2022
The International Criminal Court Colloquium – Africa, the Ukraine Crisis, and International Law: Quo Vadis?The Center for International Law and Policy in Africa (CILPA), with the co-sponsorship of the Nuremberg Academy and the American Society of International Law (ASIL), organised a roundtable discussion entitled “Africa, the Ukraine Crisis, and International Law: Quo Vadis?” on 1 June 2022. This event...
24.05. – 28.05.2022
Online Panel Discussion and Book Launch: ‘The Past, Present and Future of the International Criminal Court’The Nuremberg Academy held the live online panel discussion and book launch of the fifth volume of the Nuremberg Academy Series, entitled The Past, Present and Future of the International Criminal Court, as a Zoom webinar on 22 February 2022. Edited by Dr. Alexander Heinze and Dr. Viviane E....
The International Criminal Court Colloquium: "Challenges and Opportunities for African State and Civil Society Engagement in the ICC Review Process"On 12 January 2022, the Center for International Law and Policy in Africa (CILPA), with the co-sponsorship of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg Academy), conducted a roundtable discussion exploring the role of the African...
New Book Publication: The Fifth Volume of the Nuremberg Academy Series "The Past, Present and Future of the International Criminal Court" is now availableThe Nuremberg Academy has now published the fifth volume of the Nuremberg Academy Series entitled The Past, Present and Future of the International Criminal Court, edited by Alexander Heinze and Viviane E. Dittrich. This edited volume provides a broad perspective on the International Criminal...
20th ASP and Panel Discussion "Benchmarking in International Criminal Justice: Feasibility or Fiction?"During the 20th session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the Rome Statute, the International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg Academy) and the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (Hiil), organised a panel discussion on "Benchmarking in International Criminal Justice: Feasibility...
15.10. – 16.10.2021
30.09. – 01.10.2021
16.08. – 27.08.2021
09.08. – 20.08.2021
Intensive Course on Human Rights, International Criminal Law, and Transitional Justice in Kinshasa, DRCSince 2019, the Nuremberg Academy contributes to the Cours intensifs sur les droits de l'homme, le droit international pénal et la justice transitionnelle (Intensive Courses on Human Rights, International Criminal Law, and Transitional Justice) organised by Le Club des amis du droit du Congo...
02.08. – 13.08.2021
24.05. – 29.05.2021
Release of the Practical Guide for Evaluating the Deterrent Effect of International and National Judicial Proceedings on Atrocity CrimesThe Nuremberg Academy has published ‘A Practical Guide for Evaluating the Deterrent Effect of International and National Judicial Proceedings on Atrocity Crimes’, which is now available for download on this website. The practical guide has been created in collaboration with Professor Linda Carter...
Director Klaus Rackwitz participated in the Online Roundtable Discussion ‘The ICC Prosecutor Selection Process’ on 29.03.2021The Center for International Law and Policy in Africa (CILPA), with the co-sponsorship of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the International Nuremberg Principles Academy, held a roundtable discussion regarding the selection process for the Prosecutor of the International Criminal...
08.03. – 12.03.2021
Klaus Rackwitz and Navi Pillay participated in the online event ‘Nuremberg at 75: Launching the “Berkeley Protocol on Digital Open Source Investigations” and Outlining the Future of Visual Evidence in International Accountability’Director Klaus Rackwitz, the President of the Advisory Council of the Nuremberg Academy, Dr. Navi Pillay, and its Vice President, Professor Christoph Safferling, participated in an online event commemorating the 75th anniversary of the first use of film as evidence in an international trial and...
Nuremberg Academy Lectures: Lecture by Philippe Sands on ‘International Justice and Personal Stories’The Nuremberg Academy launched a new event series marking the 70th anniversary of the formulation of the Nuremberg Principles in 2020: The Nuremberg Academy Lectures. Professor Philippe Sands QC, world-renowned human rights lawyer and author, delivered the inaugural lecture titled ‘International...
Dr. Viviane Dittrich spoke at high-level event ‘75 Years after the Nuremberg Trials’ organized by the Federal Ministry of JusticeOn 23 November 2020, Deputy Director Dr. Viviane Dittrich participated in the high-level event ‘75 Years after the Nuremberg Trial: The Path to International Criminal Law’ organized by the German Federal Ministry of Justice (BMJV). Marking the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Nuremberg...
Klaus Rackwitz participated in ‘The Lessons of Nuremberg’ International Scientific and Practical ForumDirector Klaus Rackwitz participated online in an international panel discussion on 21 November 2020 which formed part of the thematic platform ‘Historical Truth or Propaganda: How to Talk about War and Genocide in the Modern Public Landscape’. The panel discussion was held in the margins of ‘The...
New Book Publication: The Latest Volume of the Nuremberg Academy Series ‘Integrity in International Justice’ is out nowThe Nuremberg Academy is pleased to announce that the fourth volume of the Nuremberg Academy Series entitled Integrity in International Justice, edited by Morten Bergsmo and Viviane E. Dittrich, has now been published. This is the first book to comprehensively analyse integrity in international...
Online Panel Discussion and Book Launch: ‘The Tokyo Tribunal: Perspectives on Law, History and Memory’The Nuremberg Academy held the live online launch of the third volume of the Nuremberg Academy Series, an anthology entitled The Tokyo Tribunal: Perspectives on Law, History and Memory edited by Viviane E. Dittrich, Kerstin von Lingen, Philipp Osten and Jolana Makraiová on 30 October 2020. The...
New Book Publication: ‘The Tokyo Tribunal: Perspectives on Law, History and Memory’, the Latest Volume of the Nuremberg Academy Series, is out nowThe third volume of the Nuremberg Academy Series, an anthology entitled The Tokyo Tribunal: Perspectives on Law, History and Memory edited by Viviane E. Dittrich, Kerstin von Lingen, Philipp Osten and Jolana Makraiová, has now been published. This edited volume combines perspectives from law,...
Nuremberg Academy participated in Online Conference ‘The UN at 75: Effective Multilateralism and International Law’The Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations and the Federal Foreign Office of Germany organized the online conference ‘The UN at 75: Effective Multilateralism and International Law’ on 9 October 2020. Klaus Rackwitz and Dr. Viviane Dittrich, Director and Deputy Director of the Nuremberg...
28.09. – 29.09.2020
Director Klaus Rackwitz Presented at the 59th Meeting of the Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law (CAHDI) of the Council of EuropeDirector Klaus Rackwitz gave a presentation during the 59th Meeting of the Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law of the Council of Europe (CAHDI) on 24 September 2020. While the meeting took place in Prague, however, due to the COVID-19 situation, a number of delegates, including...
Klaus Rackwitz and Navi Pillay Participated in the Webinar “The Age of Robert H. Jackson – London, Nuremberg, Today”Director Klaus Rackwitz and the President of the Advisory Council of the Nuremberg Academy, Navi Pillay, took part in the webinar “The Age of Robert H. Jackson – London, Nuremberg, Today” organized by the Robert H. Jackson Center on 8 August 2020. The Nuremberg Academy was one of the program...
International Conference “Prohibition, Prosecution, and Prevention of Enforced Disappearances” - POSTPONEDThe Nuremberg Academy in cooperation with the Centre for Human Rights Erlangen-Nürnberg (CHREN) of Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg intended to organize the international conference on “Prohibition, Prosecution, and Prevention of Enforced Disappearances” at Courtroom 600 in the...
17.02. – 21.02.2020
Expert Workshop “Analyzing the Length of Proceedings at the International Criminal Court” in The HagueAs part of the joint research project “Length of the Proceedings at the International Criminal Court”, the International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg Academy) and the International Criminal Law Research Unit of Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (ICLU) organized an expert...
30.01. – 31.01.2020
The Nuremberg Academy participated in the 5e Journées internationales de la justice pénale internationale in ParisThe 5e Journées internationales de la justice pénale internationale took place in Paris, France, on 30 and 31 January 2020. Dr. Viviane Dittrich, Deputy Director of the Nuremberg Academy, and Natacha Bracq, Senior Officer for Training and Capacity Building, participated in the event organized by...
Apply now for the Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals 2020 (Anglophone and Francophone editions)The International Nuremberg Principles Academy invites applications to the 2020 editions of the Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals taking place in Nuremberg, Germany. Dates: Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals 2020 (Anglophone edition): 6 to 17 July 2020 For more...
26.11. – 29.11.2019
Guidelines for Social Workers and Care Providers in Germany: Refugees as Potential Witnesses of International Crimes – Updated Version now AvailableOn 5 November 2019, the International Nuremberg Principles Academy together with the City of Nuremberg, presented the updated version of the guidelines dealing with refugees as potential witnesses of international crimes. Thorsten Bach, from the City of Nuremberg, highlighted key points and updates...
18.10. – 19.10.2019
18.09. – 20.09.2019
Presentation of the Documentary “Peace Through Justice” at the International Human Rights Film Festival-Albania and Panel Discussion in TiranaThe documentary “Peace Through Justice - The Legacy Of Judge Buergenthal” was screened at the 14th edition of the International Human Rights Film Festival-Albania (IHRFFA) in Tirana on 17 September 2019. This annual six-day festival aims “to bring the people of Tirana and Albania, the...
05.08. – 16.08.2019
24.07. – 27.07.2019
Panel Discussion “Syria - Impunity for War Crimes? How the Nuremberg Principles can be enforced in the Syrian Conflict”On the occasion of the World Day for International Justice on 17 July, the International Nuremberg Principles Academy and the International Criminal Law Research Unit of Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg co-organized a panel discussion. Academics and practitioners explored possible...
27.06. – 28.06.2019
24.06. – 26.06.2019
Participation in the Program “Human Rights in Context: Europe 2019 - Human Rights, International Relations and Public Democratic Leadership”Director Klaus Rackwitz intervened as lecturer in an academic session of the 26th edition of the program “Human Rights in Context” organized by the Berg Institute in Otzenhausen, Germany, on 15 June 2019. The participants, mainly young professionals and undergraduate students, had the opportunity...
04.06. – 05.06.2019
13.05. – 16.05.2019
06.05. – 10.05.2019
03.05. – 04.05.2019
International Conference "Paving the Path of Human Rights: Synergies between International Criminal Law and UN Agenda 2030”The International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg Academy) held the international expert conference “Paving the Path of Human Rights – Synergies between International Criminal Law and UN Agenda 2030" in Nuremberg, Germany on 3-4 May. Leading practitioners and academics in the fields of...
28.03. – 29.03.2019
25.03. – 26.03.2019
Nuremberg Academy participated in 2019 International Symposium on International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law in BeijingAt the 2019 International Symposium on International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law in Beijing on 25-26 March, Dr. Viviane Dittrich was invited to present on the Nuremberg Trials, their legacies and ongoing impact on later international criminal justice. More than 30 Chinese and...
22.03. – 29.03.2019
04.03. – 08.03.2019
08.02. – 09.02.2019
Expert workshop on “E-Procedure: Evidence in Time of Increased Use of Technology and Digitalization”The International Nuremberg Principles Academy organized an expert workshop in furtherance of its project on “E-Procedure: Evidence in Time of Increased Use of Technology and Digitalization” on 8 and 9 February 2019. The Nuremberg Academy invited experts from 17 international organizations and...
01.12. – 02.12.2018
19.11. – 22.11.2018
15.11. – 16.11.2018
11.11. – 13.11.2018
19.10. – 20.10.2018
22.09. – 23.09.2018
Director Klaus Rackwitz participated in International Conference “Nuremberg Trials and Conference Interpreting” in LjubljanaThe Director of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy Klaus Rackwitz spoke at the International Conference “Nuremberg Trials and Conference Interpreting: The End of the Regime, the Beginning of the Profession” in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 14 September 2018. This conference was organized as...
06.08. – 17.08.2018
30.07. – 03.08.2018
26.07. – 27.07.2018
Talk with Director Klaus Rackwitz about “Nuremberg Principles - European Values - Universal Human Rights“Director Klaus Rackwitz was invited to talk about “Nuremberg Principles - European Values - Universal Human Rights“ in the accompanying program of the art installation “UNN (United Nations Nuremberg)” by Bettina Pousttchi, in Nuremberg on 24 July 2018. The event was organized by the City of...
08.06. – 09.06.2018
Book Presentation and Discussion - From Streicher to Šešelj: The Origins and Outlook of Atrocity Speech LawOn 7 June 2018, the International Nuremberg Principles Academy hosted a book presentation and discussion by Professor Gregory S. Gordon of the Chinese University of Hong Kong of his new book Atrocity Speech Law: Foundation, Fragmentation, Fruition (Oxford University Press 2017). The event which...
31.05. – 01.06.2018
21.05. – 23.05.2018
17.05. – 19.05.2018
15.05. – 17.05.2018
16.04. – 18.04.2018
15.02. – 16.02.2018
05.02. – 09.02.2018
01.12. – 03.12.2017
Conference on Strategies of Implementation of International Conference on the Great Lakes Region Instruments on Sexual and Gender Based ViolenceThe International Nuremberg Principles Academy participated in a regional conference on "Strategies of Implementation of International Conference on the Great Lakes Region Instruments on Sexual and Gender Based Violence" from 01 to 03 December 2017. The event was organized by the International...
23.11. – 24.11.2017
Dr. Viviane Dittrich gave Opening Remarks at the Conference "Judging crimes against humanity: The lessons of History" in GrenobleOn the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Klaus Barbie trial the International Nuremberg Principles Academy participated in an international conference entitled "Juger les crimes contre l’humanité : les leçons de l’histoire” organized in Grenoble, France, by the University Grenoble Alpes on 23...
22.11. – 24.11.2017
08.11. – 10.11.2017
02.11. – 04.11.2017
28.10. – 29.10.2017
20.10. – 21.10.2017
26.09. – 29.09.2017
25.08. – 26.08.2017
07.08. – 18.08.2017
10.04. – 11.04.2017
Feedback to Guiding Principles and Recommendations on Effective Cooperation in the Prosecution of Conflict-Related Sexual ViolenceOn 10-11 April, the Nuremberg Academy conducted a two-day workshop for representatives from national and international CSOs, judicial mechanisms and academics to explore and consider means of informing and strengthening the form, nature and modes of cooperation between judicial mechanisms and CSOs...
New Publication "Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The Deterrent Effect of International Criminal Tribunals"The Nuremberg Academy is proud to present our latest publication 'Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The Deterrent Effect of International Criminal Tribunals'.
New Publication: 'The Special Criminal Court and Accountability in the Central African Republic: Legal and Policy Recommendations'The Nuremberg Academy is proud to present our latest publication 'The Special Criminal Court and Accountability in the Central African Republic: Legal and Policy Recommendations'. The paper examines the proposed options for justice and reconciliation in the Central African Republic and proposes...
Nuremberg Academy and Grotius Centre sign partnership agreement in the presence of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the NetherlandsIn the presence of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, Bernd Borchardt, Founding Director of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy and Professor Carsten Stahn of the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies in The Hague, signed a Memorandum of Understanding...