Launch of the book ‘Legal Responses to Transnational and International Crimes. Towards an Integrative Approach’, followed by a Panel Discussion

07 February 2018
  • Starts at: 18:00h
  • Fee: Free
  • Venue: T.M.C. Asser Instituut
  • Organiser: T.M.C. Asser Instituut, Cassese Initiative and the IHCL Platform
  • Address: R.J. Schimmelpennincklaan 20-22
    2517 JN The Hague
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This book, co-edited by Prof. Harmen van der Wilt (University of Amsterdam) and Dr. Christophe Paulussen (Senior Researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut), critically reflects on the connection between the ‘core’ crimes of the ICC, such as war crimes, and several newly emerging transnational crimes. During the launch, which is co-organised by the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, the Cassese Initiative and the IHCL Platform, both a more general presentation and a specific case study, on piracy, will be provided. The launch will start with a key-note speech by the President of Eurojust. 


18:00-18:10: Welcome Dr. Christophe Paulussen, Senior Researcher T.M.C. Asser Instituut and Co-Editor of the book, plus handover of the first copy of the book to Mr. Hamran.

18:10-18:20: Key-note speech Mr. Ladislav Hamran, President Eurojust, ‘Fighting Transnational and International Crimes: A Shared Responsibility Empowered by Judicial Cooperation’

18:20-18:40: Presentation Prof. Harmen van der Wilt, Professor of International Criminal Law, University of Amsterdam, President of the Cassese Initiative and Co-Editor of the book: ‘Legal Responses to Transnational and International Crimes: Towards an Integrative Approach?’

18:40-19:00: Presentation Dr. Marta Bo, Researcher T.M.C. Asser Instituut and Project Manager for the Cassese Initiative: ‘Piracy at the Intersection Between International and National: Regional Enforcement of a Transnational Crime’

19:00-19:30: Q&A with the audience & closure