Call for Nomination for JRR Certification Workshop on the margins of the 2014 World Forensic Festival in Seoul, Korea.
Justice Rapid Response (JRR) will be holding a Certification Workshop on how best to use the expertise of forensic professionals within teams investigating mass atrocity crimes. At the kind invitation of the International Association of Forensic Sciences (IAFS) and the World Forensic Festival, the JRR Workshop will be held from 12 – 14 October 2014 in conjunction with the 20th World Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Sciences, the 6th Asian Forensic Sciences Network Annual Meeting & Symposium and 5th Meeting of Asia Pacific Medico-Legal Association under the name of World Forensic Festival (WFF 2014). http://wff2014korea.org/program/index.php
The goal of this workshop is to increase the pool of forensic experts that can be rapidly available to the international community, through the JRR roster. JRR regularly assists States, the United Nations system, as well as other international institutions such as the International criminal Court (ICC) that have the jurisdiction to carry out investigations into such crimes. The workshop will be conducted in cooperation with JRR’s training partner, the Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI). Please note that attendance at all sessions of the workshop is a requirement to be considered for certification to the JRR roster.
All experts who are attending IAFS 2014 Meeting and the World Forensic Festival, especially professionals with expertise specified in the Call for Nomination below, and who are willing and could be made available for short-term international deployment at short notice are invited to submit their nomination. Please find below relevant information on JRR, the workshop, and the selection process.
The workshop is made possible thanks to a very generous contribution of the government of Finland, Denmark, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Canada and the Greenbaum Foundation, as well as the in-kind contribution of the IAFS.
IMPORTANT: potential applicants, please download the Call_for_Nominations_JRR Workshop_IAFS 2014 to read about the course modalities.
Additional information about JRR:
Nomination package – Please download the forms below. An application will be complete and considered for selection only after JRR has received the following completed documents:
1) JRR Personal History Form – 2014 completed by the expert (submitted in two formats: 1. electronic/Excel; and, 2. hand-signed and scanned);
2) JRR_Nomination_Form_Training Course_Seoul_2014 completed and hand-signed by the employer; this can be submitted by the applicant or directly by the nominating entity;
3) JRR_Supervisor_Recommendation_Form_Seoul_2014 completed, signed and sent to JRR directly by the supervisor of the expert.
Selection criteria – There are 25 positions available. Course participants will be chosen from among the nominations submitted on the basis of the expertise identified for this course and the qualifications and experience of the nominees.
Nominations and all application materials should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please use the following subject line: “IAFS 2014 Workshop Application – [Name of applicant]”
Deadline for all application materials:
Monday, August 4, 2014
JRR will regretfully not be able to consider applications received after this date.