26 Nov ICC/Palestine Event at Doughty Street Chambers
London-area readers interested in the ICC and Palestine might want to attend the following event, which is co-sponsored by Chatham House and Doughty Street Chambers (where I’m an academic member). It should be good, despite my participation:
Milestones in International Criminal Justice: The ICC and Palestine
Date: Tuesday 02 December 2014
Time: 18.00 – 19.30
Location: 54 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LS
Venue: Doughty Street Chambers
Availability: Book a seat
In 2009 Palestine lodged a declaration accepting the jurisdiction of the ICC but only two years later the ICC Prosecutor decided to close its preliminary examination of the situation in Palestine because of uncertainties surrounding Palestine’s statehood.
The meeting will explore the implications of the UN General Assembly’s decision to accord to Palestine the status of non-member observer state in 2012, issues concerning Palestine’s prospective accession to the Rome Statute, and the possibility for Palestine to lodge a retroactive declaration giving the Court jurisdiction over Israeli military operations in Gaza such as ‘Cast Lead’ and ‘Protective Edge’.
Please note this event will be followed by a drinks reception.
This event is held in association with Doughty Street Chambers and is accredited with 1.5 CPD points.
Hope to see (some of) you there!