Skip to 0 minutes and 3 seconds What is international criminal law? What is its purpose? Its scope and most importantly is the work of international tribunals and courts are useful to the cause of human rights in this cause. We tried to address this subject. We generally take it for granted that there is a link between prosecuting and punishing those responsible for the monster yunior’s international crimes, the genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and aggression and the cause of human rights. But is this true? Have human rights improved thanks to the prosecutions of the International Criminal Court, for instance? This is the crucial issue we would like to address.
Skip to 0 minutes and 46 seconds Sir, with your contribution in this massive online open course, we won’t present any straightforward interpretation or theories about this. We generally rely on the contribution of all participants to collect data and views about this topic. In particular, we will adopt the human rights based approach, meaning that the actual and potential relevance of international criminal law and criminal prosecution will be tested against the rights of those categories, people who are particularly exposed to vulnerability. So we will consider the experience of prosecuting international crimes committed against women.
Skip to 1 minute and 31 seconds Ask forms of sexual or gender based violence and international criminal law norms and courts succeeded in incorporating women rights in the effective practice of women actually improved their life because of investigations, trials and judgments of the international criminal courts. Similarly, the effectiveness of the ICC practice will be tested against its impact on the children involved in organized. The violence in particular, armed conflicts which extend to children’s rights and needs have been taken into account in the agenda of international criminal law institutions have a criminal prosecutions, have the stop victimisation of children in armed conflicts. However, these prosecutions have helped the, you know, rehabilitate children, victims of human rights violations and international crimes.
Skip to 2 minutes and 33 seconds Finally, we will try to see how International Criminal Courts and International Human Rights Court have tried to establish a dialogue among the South through those judicial reasoning and practices. Is there a positive correlation between the development of the case law of human rights courts and monitoring by this? On one end and the jurisprudence of international criminal courts and tribunals? On the other? Or are they operating in isolation? Should they cooperate in announcing human rights, including the rights of women and children? Or is the goal of promoting human rights are related to criminal adjudication? I said this course only aims at building some knowledge at the age between human rights law and international criminal law and.
Skip to 3 minutes and 23 seconds For the questions on both human rights mechanisms and international criminal case law. We hope you will find this forweeks weeks journey interesting and stimulating. So we’re looking forward to meeting you on this platform and the course on human rights, international criminal law and introduction offered by the University of Ottawa.