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List of AIDP/IAPL’s Congresses

Wednesday 8 July 2009, by Romain Beaugrand

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XVIIIth Istanbul, 2009
I. Expanding forms of preparatory acts and participation
II. Financing of Terrorism
III. Special Procedural Measures and Respect of Human Rights
IV. Universal Jurisdiction
XVIIth. Beijing, 2004
I. Criminal Responsibility of Minors in National and International Legal Order
II. Corruption and Related Offences in International Business Relations
III. The Application of Principles of Criminal Procedure in Disciplinary Proceedings
IV. Concurrent National and International Criminal Jurisdiction and the Principle ‘Ne bis in idem
XVIth. Budapest, 1999 "The criminal justice systems facing the challenge of organised crime"
I.  General Part
II. Special Part
III. Procedural Law
IV. International Criminal Law
XVth. Rio de Janeiro, 1994
I.  Crimes against the environment. Application of the general part
II. Computer crimes and other crimes against information technology
III. Reform movements in criminal procedure and the protection of human rights
IV. The regionalization of international criminal law and the protection of human rights in international cooperative procedures in criminal matters
Resolution on the International Criminal Court
XIVth. Vienna 1989
I.  The legal and practical problems posed by the difference between criminal law and administrative penal law
II. Criminal law and modern bio-medical techniques
III. The relations between the organization of the judiciary and criminal procedure
IV. International crimes and domestic criminal law
XIIIth. Cairo, 1984
I.  Crimes of omission
II. Concept and principles of economic and business criminal law, including consumer protection
III. Diversion and mediation
IV. Structures and methods of international and regional cooperation in penal matters
XIIth Hamburg, 1979
I. Crimes of carelessness. Prevention and treatment of offenders.
II. The protection of the environment through penal law.
III. The protection of human rights in criminal proceedings.
IV. Immunity, exterritoriality and the right of asylum in international penal law
XIth. Budapest, 1974
I.  Evolution of methods and means employed in penal law
II. Drug abuse and its prevention
III. Compensation of the victims of criminal acts
IV. The suppression of unlawful seizure of aircrafts
Xth. Rome, 1969
I.  Endangering offences
II. The division of the penal process into two stages
III. The role of the judge in the determination and application of punishment.
IV. Actual problems of extradition
IXth. The Hague, 1964
I. Aggravating circumstances, other than concurrent offences and recidivism.
II. Offences against the family and sexual morality
III. The role of the prosecuting organs in criminal proceedings
IV International effects of penal judgments
VIIIth. Lisbon, 1961
I. The problems posed by modern penal law via the development of non-intentional offences
II. Methods and technical processes employed in penal sentencing
III. The problems posed by the publicity of criminal files and proceedings
IV. The application of foreign penal law by the national judge
VIIth. Athens, 1957
I.  The modern orientation of the notions of committing the crime and participation (complicity)
II. The control of judicial appreciation in the determination of punishments.
III. The legal, administrative and social consequences of condemning
IV. The offences committed onboard of aeronautical vehicles and their consequences
VIth. Rome, 1953
I. Criminal protection of international conventions on humanitarian law
II.  Protection of personal freedoms during criminal proceedings
III. Social economic penal law
IV. Problem of unification of criminal punishment and criminal measures
Vth. Geneva 1947
I. How can a state, by its national law, contribute to the peace of another state?
II.  Principle of opportunity and principle of legality in matter of penal proceedings.
IVth. Paris, 1937
I. In what way can penal law of each country contribute to the protection of international peace?
II. International exchange of information concerning the criminal record of the accused.
III. Is it desirable that the judges should be able to retain and punish a deed which is not expressly within the scope of existing legal provisions? “Nullum delictum sine lege”.
IV.  What guarantees should be given to the accused in the course of preliminary inquiries?
IV. What should be the part of the justice in the execution of penalties and of measures of security?
IIIrd. Palermo, 1933
I.  For what offences is it proper to admit universal competency?
II. The jury of honour and the crime of slander.
III. Is it desirable to have, beside the penal code and the code of penal procedure, a code of the execution?
IV. Should there be admitted in criminal matters the jury system or that of sheriffdom?
IV. Is it proper to consider the accused as a witness at his own trial?
V. In what way could a better specialization of the judge be secured?
IInd. Bucharest, 1929
I. Responsibility of societies.
II.  The application by the judge of one state of foreign penal laws.
III.  A single judge or a collegiate of the tribunal.
IV. Penal pursuit by the Associations.
1st. Brussels, 1926
I. Security measures. Should they replace the penalty or be complementary to it?
II. Work “in aperto”. Should work «in aperto» be recommended for the prisoners; if the answer is in the affirmative, how should it be organized?
III. International criminal court. Is there need for instituting an international criminal jurisdiction? If the answer is in the affirmative, how should it be organized?

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