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20th Specialization Course in International Criminal Law for Young Penalists

We are glad to announce the  20th Specialization Course in International Criminal Law for Young Penalists on “Human Rights, Criminal Justice and International Law” that the Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights is organizing online from July 5 until July 9, 2021. The course is sponsored by the  International Association of Penal Law (AIDP), among others.

Professor William A. Schabas, Professor of International Law at Middlesex University, chairs and coordinates the course, assuring the highest quality of education administered by some of the most erudite academics and researchers in the field of international criminal law. This year’s confirmed instructors include Rosario Aitala, Judge of the International Criminal Court, Fabián Salvioli, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence, and Paolo Pinto de Albuquerque, former Judge of the  European Court of Human Rights.

To be eligible for the course, participants should have a university degree in law, or have otherwise conducted some studies in law, be 35 years of age or under, and be fluent in English. Provision may be made for auditors who do not fulfil the eligibility criteria. Furthermore, the Siracusa Institute will offer a limited number of scholarships to applicants from Developing and Less Developed Countries.

All relevant information and the online application form are available at Applications should be submitted by May 30, 2021.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Siracusa International Institute for any questions or concerns you may have at

We would appreciate if you would make this announcement available to those who might be interested in this Specialization Course.

Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to receiving your applications.