Date: 17 – 19 July, 2017
The International Criminal Court is a permanent court which prosecutes individuals on genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. The ICC has four main aims, which are, to ensure that the worst perpetrators are held accountable for their crimes, to serve as a court of last resort that can investigate, prosecute and punish the perpetrators of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, assist national judiciaries in the investigation and prosecution of perpetrators with the aim to allow State to be the first to investigate and prosecute and help promote peace and security by deterring potential perpetrators.
The training course in International Criminal Justice and its Administration is aimed at exposing participants to the rudimentary principles and practices of the International Court of Justice.
Selected Themes to be covered during the Training
Sources of International Criminal Law; General Principles of Criminal Responsibilities; Sources of International Humanitarian Law; Jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court; The Challenge of Investigating and Prosecuting of International Crimes; The Crimes Against Humanity under ICC; War Crimes under the International Criminal Statute; Superior Order and Command Responsibility; General Defences and other Grounds for Excluding Criminal Responsibility; Introduction to Ad-Hoc Tribunals and Special courts; Crime of Aggression under the ICC Region.
Judges of Superior Courts, Legal Practitioners, Law Teachers, Legal Officers in the Private and Public Sectors, Members of the Armed Forces, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Nigerian Red Cross Society, the Nigerian Police Force, Federal and State Ministries of Justice, the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), the Command and Staff College Jaji, the National War College, Nigerian Prisons Service, Nigerian Custom Service, Nigerian Immigration Service and all Lawyers.
Fees, Payment and Contact Details
Course Fee: N120, 000 (One hundred and Twenty thousand naira only) covering course materials, tea and lunch.
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