Participation of the Nuremberg Academy in the Annual Meeting of the Arbeitskreis Völkerstrafrecht


Klaus Rackwitz and Dr. Viviane Dittrich, Director and Deputy Director of the Nuremberg Academy, participated in the sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Arbeitskreis Völkerstrafrecht, which took place as a live video conference on 5 June 2020. Key topics discussed this year included recent developments at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC), The Gambia v. Myanmar case, corporate responsibility for international crimes as well as COVID-19 and its impact on criminal proceedings at the international and national level. Among the speakers were KSC President Ekaterina Trendafilova, Judge Bertram Schmitt, Cristina Hoß, Miriam Saage-Maaß, and Volker Nerlich. Professor Florian Jeßberger hosted and moderated the event.

The Arbeitskreis Völkerstrafrecht is the largest gathering of German-speaking international criminal law experts, usually hosted in a different city each year and bringing together up to 100 scholars and practitioners to discuss relevant questions and recent developments in the field of international criminal law.