Visit by Fellows of the Chancellor Fellowship for Tomorrow's Leaders Program


During the study visit of the 2019 fellows of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship for tomorrow's leaders program Deputy Director Dr. Viviane Dittrich gave an expert lecture in Nuremberg on 5 April. The Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany is the patron of this fellowship program. The group visiting Nuremberg consisted of 46 fellows who are young professionals from Brazil, India, the People’s Republic of China, the Russian Federation, and the United States, who have an international outlook and initial leadership experience. Dr. Dittrich gave a lecture on the Nuremberg Trials, elaborated on the Nuremberg Principles, the legacies of Nuremberg and the relevance for international criminal law today, and presented the work of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy. In a lively exchange with the fellows, current developments and topical issues in light of the interplay of law and politics, the selection of cases and meanings of justice were discussed. The lecture took place at Courtroom 600 in the Nuremberg Palace of Justice.