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Official Opening of International Criminal Investigations Course in Washington DC

The 26th Justice Rapid Response (JRR) training course on international criminal investigations was officially opened on 15 September 2014. The training is being held at the United States Department of State in Washington, D.C. until 19 September 2014. The course is taking place in collaboration with JRR’s long-standing exclusive training partner, the Institute for InternationalRead More

Finland takes over Chair of JRR’s Executive Board

JRR welcomes the new Chair of its Executive Board, Finland, in the person of Ambassador Marjah Lehto. Ambassador Lehto has behind her nearly twenty years of diplomatic activity related to international peace and security as well as international law issues, mostly in a multilateral context (UN, EU, Council of Europe), and including negotiations on theRead More

Training Course on “Investigating Cases of Sexual and Gender-based Violence as International Crimes”

Justice Rapid Response, in partnership with UN Women and the Institute for International Criminal Investigations will be hosting a training course on “Investigating Cases of Sexual and Gender-based Violence as International Crimes” in Dakar, Senegal, from 1-7 November 2014 (Postponed). The training will be held at the kind invitation of the Minister of Justice of Senegal.Read More

Investigations in Iraq to Commence

The UN Human Rights Council requested the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to urgently dispatch a mission to Iraq to investigate alleged violations and abuses of international human rights law allegedly committed by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and associated terrorist groups, and to establish the factsRead More