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11th Training Course on International Criminal Justice and Its Administration

Start Date:
July 17, 2017
End Date:
July 19, 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.


Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS
Organizer's Phone Number: 
Mr Emeka Castro 08103192313 Visit Website