Sixth Committee Considers ILC Draft Articles on Crimes Against Humanity Convention on First Reading

Sixth Committee Considers ILC Draft Articles on Crimes Against Humanity Convention on First Reading

By: Fizza Batool A new global convention on preventing and punishing crimes against humanity is gaining increasing momentum in the international community. A few weeks ago, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) concluded its 72nd session during which the Legal...
A New U.N. Approach Regarding the Accountability for International Crimes in Syria (ILW-NY)

A New U.N. Approach Regarding the Accountability for International Crimes in Syria (ILW-NY)

By: Marianne Guéry I had the incredible opportunity to attend the 2017 International Law Weekend organized in New York by the American Branch of the International Law Association and the International Law Students Association. In light of the theme “International Law...
International Justice Day and Recent Developments

International Justice Day and Recent Developments

By: Kristin Smith The ICC turned 15 years old on July 17, 2017 (a date which celebrates the July 17, 1998 adoption of the Rome Statute). The day has come to be known as “International Justice Day” or the “Day of International Criminal Justice,” and aims to raise...