Celebrating 20 Years of the WCRO
This academic year marks the 20th anniversary of the WCRO's founding. In honor of this milestone, the WCRO, along with the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative, the American Society of International Law, PluriCourts of the University of Oslo, and the American Red Cross, will host the Prosecuting Serious International Crimes: Exploring the Intersections between International Justice and Domestic Rule of Law Efforts conference from March 29th-30th, 2016. See our save the date for more information, and don't forget to register!
Launch of the WCRO's 19th report of the ICC Legal Analysis and Education Project
On Friday, November 20th, 2015, during the 14th Assembly of States Parties meeting in The Hague, War Crimes Research Office Director Susana SáCouto launched the WCRO's 19th report of the ICC Legal Analysis and Education project, entitled The Confirmation of Charges Process at the International Criminal Court: A Critical Assessment and Recommendations for Change. She was joined by ICC President Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi for a panel moderated by Ambassador Jürg Lindenmann of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.
The full report is available here.
Hague Summer Law Program
On Friday, November 13th the WCRO hosted an information session on the 2016 Summer Law Program in The Hague. The session, which you can watch the recording of here, covered the application process, courses, life in The Hague, and extracurricular and networking opportunities. The application for the program is available at www.wcl.american.edu/hague. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions and to RSVP!
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