The Iberoamerican Institute of The Hague for Peace, Human Rights and International Justice (IIH) joined forces with the International Nuremberg Principles Academy and other partners to host the II Polyphonic Day of International Justice in The Hague on 6 June. This conference was one of the activities of the VIII Iberoamerican week of International Justice held at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Dr. Olásolo (Chairman of the IIH) described the objective of the event in the opening panel: “The Polyphonic Day aims to bring different academics and practitioners to provide their perspectives of the international criminal law from around the world.”
Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, gave the keynote speech.
The first panel was dedicated to “Issues concerning the Exercise of Jurisdiction by the International Criminal Court over the Crime of Aggression: The Interaction between Law and International Relations”. The speakers of this session were Koffi Kumelio A. Afande from Togo, Gleb Bogush from Russia, Mohamed El Zeidy from Egypt, Heybatollah Najandimanesh from Iran, and Ana Cristina Rodríguez from Guatemala.
The second panel, dedicated to “The Impact of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in its 70th Anniversary: Achievements and Failures”, was chaired by the Director of the Nuremberg Academy, Klaus Rackwitz. The list of speakers was completed with Sergey Golubok from Russia, Rod Rastan from United Kingdom and Iran, Wang Xiumei from China and Eduardo Toledo from Argentina (Senior Officer at the Nuremberg Academy).
After each panel, group discussions took place where the speakers shared their views on the geographical area from which they came from and deepened their previous interventions.
The pictures below have been taken by: Equipo de medios y redes sociales Instituto Iberoamericano de la Haya