Public Education and Events

Through a carefully-selected series of public activities, the WCRO serves as an educational resource for the WCL community and the public at large. Notice of public events sponsored by the WCRO can be found on the homepage, on MyWCL, and through our listserv. Media inquiries may be directed to the Staff Assistant at warcrimes@wcl.american.edu or (202) 274-4067.

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War Crimes Speaker Series

The WCRO continues to enhance its educational program at WCL with the War Crimes Speakers Series, an informal forum for discussion with practitioners and other experts involved in the work of the various tribunals.

Featured News

War Crimes Research Office Director Susana SáCouto Honored on Gender Justice Legacy Wall

War Crimes Research Office Director Susana SáCouto Honored on Gender Justice Legacy Wall

War Crimes Research Office (WCRO) Director Susana SáCouto was honored as part of the Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice's unveiling of the Gender Justice Legacy Wall at an event that coincided with the 16th Annual Assembly of States Parties meeting in New York.

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Past Conferences

20th Anniversary Conference on Prosecuting Serious International Crimes

20th Anniversary Conference on Prosecuting Serious International Crimes

In March 2016, the WCRO hosted a conference on Prosecuting Serious International Crimes: Exploring the Intersections between International and Domestic Justice Efforts in celebration of its 20th anniversary to was to broaden the conversation about effective accountability mechanisms between the transitional justice and rule of law communities.

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2012 Conference on Addressing Gender-Based Crimes

2012 Conference on Addressing Gender-Based Crimes

On February 1, 2012, the War Crimes Research Office and the Women and International Law Program co-hosted a conference with the Embassy of The Netherlands on the challenges faced by women in conflict and post-conflict situations.

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2008 Conference on Prosecuting Gender-Based Crimes

2008 Conference on Prosecuting Gender-Based Crimes

This two-day conference brought together experts in international criminal law and feminist jurisprudence to examine advances and missed opportunities in the prosecution of sexual and gender-based crimes before the International Criminal Court and the ad hoc and hybrid criminal tribunals.

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