On 10 and 11 September 2013, SOASwill host a conference on the work of the United Nations War Crimes Commission.
CyReinforcing International Human Rights Standards: Lessons from the United Nations War Crimes Commission'will examine themes such as crimes against humanity, collective responsibility and torture and will focus on key issues discussed by the Commission and addressed by member nations through their national trials.
The conference will be run by the International Bar Association
and the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy and take place'son SOAS's campus in central London.
Justice Richard Goldstone will chair the event and open the conference with a keynote address. Confirmed speakers include internationally-respected human rights law expert Professor William Schabas and DrMark Ellis, director of the International Bar Association
Attendance at the conference costs Au10 for students. For more information, and to book, visit the UNWCC website.
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