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In his lecture 'The International Criminal Court and the role of states' Shehzad Charania (UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office) will discuss the role of States in the system of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court and more broadly the attitude of States towards the ICC today and in the future.

Detail Summary
Date 13 February 2019
Time 15:00 - 18:00

 

Summary

Shehzad Charania will discuss the role of States in the system of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court and more broadly the attitude of States towards the ICC today and in the future. He will delve into the Assembly of State Parties (ASP) and its workings, in particular its influence on efficiency and effectiveness of the Court and recent State Party withdrawals.

 

The Speaker

Shehzad Charania is Legal Counsellor at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He is currently seconded to the Attorney General’s Office as Head of International and EU Law, and International Lawyer to the Prime Minister’s Office. Prior to that, he was the Legal Adviser and Head of International Law at the British Embassy in The Hague, with conduct and oversight over implementation of the UK’s international justice policy. He was also the UK’s Deputy Agent to the International Court of Justice.

 

Practicalities

The lecture will take place from 15.00 to 18.00 hrs at the Amsterdam Law School, building REC A, room A 3.15. Please register with name and affiliation with course and lecture coordinator Jill Coster van Voorhout.