The learning outcomes of this training include (a) an improved understanding of substantive international criminal law, as well as of the most relevant international and national jurisprudence therein, (b) an advanced understanding of criminal liability in this field, (c) knowledge of the practical issues involved in building a case on core international crimes and the ensuing evidentiary challenges, and (c) practical knowledge of the instruments of judicial cooperation within the EU and of the applicable international treaties.
This introductory training will combine lectures with workshops and plenary debriefings aimed at improving the participants’ practical skills, pursuant to a ‘learn-by-doing’ methodology.
The event will conclude with a moot court session held at Courtroom 600, where participants will take the role of the prosecution, defence or chamber in solving a practical case based on real-facts.
This training will provide participants with the opportunity to learn more about the legal systems and investigative approaches of their colleagues in different EU Member States, and will serve as a platform for the exchange of best practices on the management of complex cases. Participants will be assisted by national and international experts in this field.
Judges and prosecutors from all EU MS, specialized in Criminal Law
All applications must be submitted through the candidates' national EJTN member institution.
Upon invitation by EJTN, participants register via EJTN online platform to which they receive access.
After the event, reimbursement is processed via EJTN online platform.
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Number of participants:
36 judges and prosecutors from all the Member States
Deadline for application:
9 April 2021
New deadline: 20 May