Seminar: The ICC's territorial jurisdiction in Palestine


On 5 February 2021, the the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber decided that the ICC has jurisdiction in respect of the situation in Palestine. In an attempt to explore this decision, GRILI invites you to a digital lunch seminar on Thursday 4 March 2021, from 12:30 to 01:30 pm. Two experts will discuss the ICC's stance on the issue of territorial jurisdiction. 

Attendance is free of charge. To register and receive a Teams Invitation, please send an e-mail to the GRILI Secretariat: kristien.ballegeer@ugent.be

Dr. Giulia Pinzauti is an Assistant Professor at Leiden University. Prior to joining Leiden's Grotius Centre, she served as an associate legal officer at the International Court of Justice (2015-2016) and in the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (2012-2014).



Dr. Daphne Richemond-Barak is Assistant Professor at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy and Head of the International Law Desk at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, IDC Herzliya.



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lecture by William Schabas

On 2 March 2021, William Schabas will give a public lecture (from 10.00-11.30) as part of the 2020-21 International Order & Justice Lecture Series at Ghent University (Volume III). The title of the lecture is 'Developments in the international law of genocide' Professor Schabas will also take part in a closed seminar (from 12.30-13.30) with (post-)doctoral researchers.

Professor Schabas is professor of international law at Middlesex University in London. He is also, among other appointments, professor of international human law and human rights at Leiden University, emeritus professor of human rights law at the National University of Ireland Galway and honorary chairman of the Irish Centre for Human Rights. He is the author of more than twenty books dealing in whole or in part with international human rights law and more than 350 articles in academic journals, principally in the field of international human rights law and international criminal law. Professor Schabas is a 'door tenant' at the chambers of 9 Bedford Row, in London and has practised at the international level, appearing before the International Court of Justice, most recently in The Gambia v Myanmar case, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights and the International Criminal Court.

For all practical information, see the Lecture Series and Specialist Course flyers!

About the institute

The Ghent Rolin-Jaequemyns International Law Institute is a vibrant research institute, composed of ten faculty members and more than 20 doctoral and post-doctoral researchers. Its activities span the entire realm of public international law, ranging
from the law of armed
conflict and interna-
tional human rights
law, to the law of the
sea, international en-
vironmental law and
international criminal law.

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