This learning session lasts one hour and will take you through the following topics:

  • Relationship between ICL and IHL, and the role of the former in supporting the enforcement of the latter;
  • Main legal instruments (e.g., treaties) and mechanisms (e.g., courts and tribunals) of the ICL framework;
  • Main elements of war crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity and the crime of aggression;
  • Jurisdictional scope as well as general legal principles of the ICL framework;
  • Challenges to the application of ICL in contemporary contexts.