Advancing the Impact of Victim Participation at the International Criminal Court: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice
(as of 14 Sept 2018)
Registration (9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.)
Welcome address by Prof Carolyn Hoyle, Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford, and Jens Dieckmann, ICCBA Vice President for Victims and Victims Committee Chair (9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.)
FIRST PANEL (9:30 a.m. –11:00 a.m.)
After the Bemba Acquittal: The Future of Reparations for Victims at the ICC
Dr Rudina Jasini, ESRC GCRF Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford
Lead Legal Representative of Victims in the Lubanga Case, ICC
“Collective Reparations: A Model for the ICC?”
Lorraine Smith van Lin
Post-Conflict Justice Adviser, REDRESS
"Wake-Up Call: Opportunities and Challenges in Ensuring Reparations for ICC Victims Post Acquittal"
Peter Haynes QC
Lead Counsel for Jean Pierre Bemba, ICC and Lead Legal Representative of Victims at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)
"The Bemba Case: Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned in Victim Participation"
Dr Carla Ferstman
Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Essex
"The Future of Reparations at the ICC: Thoughts about Effectiveness, Impact and Accountability of Institutions"
Coffee Break (11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.)
SECOND PANEL (11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.)
Victims and Evidence: Recent Developments
Jens Dieckmann, ICCBA Vice President for Victims and Victims Committee Chair
Counsel, The Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court
"Dual Status Victim-Witnesses: Trial Procedures, Testimony and Defence Challenges"
Principal Counsel, Office of Public Counsel for the Victims (OPCV), International Criminal Court
"Presentation of Evidence by Legal Representatives of Victims: How to Preserve the Interests of Victims in the Proceedings and Challenges"
Dr Ellie Smith
Principal Associate, Global Security and Disaster Management Limited (GSDM)
"Victim Testimony and Credibility at the ICC: Understanding the Effects of Trauma on Memory"
About the event
This event is part of the Impact Acceleration Award project “Advancing the Impact of Victim Participation at the International Criminal Court: Developing Avenues for Collaboration”, funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council.
Venue: Bonavero Institute for Human Rights- Sir Joseph Hotung Auditorium, Mansfield College, Mansfield Rd, Oxford OX1 3TF
Attendance: Those who wish to attend should email Dr Rudina Jasini (email@example.com) by 25 September 2018