IIJ Core Curriculum: Successful Prosecutions of Terrorism Cases – Curriculum Development Expert Meeting

Starting Date2019-03-28 Ending Date2019-03-29 Valletta, Malta

On 28-29 March 2019, the International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law (IIJ) convened a Curriculum Development Expert Meeting for a new IIJ Core Course on Successful Prosecutions of Terrorism Cases. This expert meeting, held in Valletta, Malta, brought together 27 practitioners (including investigators, prosecutors, judges, and defense attorneys – all with invaluable experience in dealing with terrorism-related matters) from 23 countries across North, West, and East Africa, Southeast Asia, Europe, and North America.

During the two-day meeting, the practitioners shared their experiences and challenges in investigating, prosecuting, defending, and adjudicating terrorism cases. Presenting on real-world cases in which they themselves had played a role, the practitioners discussed how their respective legal systems address key challenges that arise in terrorism prosecutions. The practitioners provided a significant contribution to the development of the new Core Course, which the IIJ will offer to justice sector practitioners twice a year, commencing in September 2019.

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For more information on this workshop, please contact IIJ Program Manager, Emerson Cachon.