Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 18:40
Ameerah Haq from Bangladesh is a passionate advocate of the changes needed to enable women to take part fully in peacekeeping and peace-making. At a special International Women's Day-themed Hague Talks on the role of women in peacekeeping she used her experience as UN Under-Secretary-General for the Department of Field Support between April 2012 and July 2014 to spoke plainly about what the UN’s must do to clean up its act.
Ms Haq’s talk is published here as part of our #MyJustice series. It's been edited for clarity.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 08:37
By Justice Hub
Chaim Litewski’s parents experienced the horrors of Nazi concentration camps during World War II. Because of this, as Litewski told a packed audience at a recent HAGUE TALKS, his parents always had a healthy suspicion of “government, politicians and diplomats.”
“They really thought the world had failed them which it did,” said Litewski.
Fast forward to the 1990s and Litewski is working with the United Nations (UN...
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 10:49
The potential of an MH17 tribunal has been plastered all over the news and social media over the past two weeks. Although it is arguably far-fetched, with the looming threat of a Russian veto at the Security Council, the renewed attention for the issue of accountability is definitely welcome.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 14:26
A few days ago, the Malaysian authorities proposed that an international tribunal should be set up to judge whoever was responsible for the Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash in July 2014. What's known and what's unknown
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 13:29
Dr. Ibrahim Aljazy from Jordan is a candidate for judge at the ICC. He is a professor of international law at the University of Jordan. The election will take place as part of a resumed session of the ICC on 24 and 25 June.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 10:50
Dan Plesch is the director of the War Crimes Project at SOAS University London, where the archives of the little-known United Nations War Crimes Commission (UNWCC) are stored and being examined. The records are of the thousands of national trials held just after the Second World War for international crimes: war crimes, crimes against humanity and the crime of aggression.
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 12:41
When an email from the International Criminal Court landed in my mailbox containing the names “Bensouda” and “ISIS” I almost jumped out of my chair. The topic of ISIS and the ICC has been plastered over the news for months, with organisations, countries, experts and lawyers calling for the court to take action.