The Hague Academy of International Law

Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Opens 2016 Advanced Course on International Criminal Law

On Monday, May 30th 2016, the Assistant High Commissioner for Protection at UNHCR, Mr. Volker Türk, delivered the opening Keynote Address for the second edition of the Advanced Course on International Criminal Law (Special Focus: International Criminal Justice, Migration and Human Trafficking). The address was followed by a panel discussion on the topic of International Law and the Migration Crisis, for which Mr. Türk was joined by Professor Guy Goodwin-Gill and Professor Peter Rodrigues. The Advanced Course is generously sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and the Municipality of the City of The Hague.

Read the full text of the address here.

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