In the first week of November 2016, the Antonio Cassese Initiative has organized in Nuremberg a five-day course on investigation and prosecution of international crimes at national level for a selected group of judges and prosecutors judges and prosecutors from Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Mali. The course took place at the International Nuremberg Principles […]
On 13 November 2009, Nino Cassese was awarded the prestigious Erasmus Prize, together with Benjamin Ferencz. Below the typewritten version of the speech Nino Cassese delivered on that occasion.
This has, unfortunately, been a week for commemorating those who have passed before us. This week my friend and co-author, Håkan Friman, passed away suddenly. His passing has put me in mind lately of all the other wonderful souls I have had the good fortune to encounter in this field – Medard Rwelimara, Hans-Peter Kaul, […]
On 10 March 2010, a celebration was held at Villa Moynier, at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, to felicitate the winners of the Journal of International Criminal Justice Prize (JICJ) (2010) and the Antonio Cassese Prize for International Criminal Law Studies (2009-2010). The ceremony was attended by members of the […]
It is over a decade since I first met Nino. At the time, I knew him as a giant in the field of international law generally and international criminal law in particular. He was not only a leading scholar but the most important practitioner. At the same time, Nino was the spearhead of the Journal […]
The Academy of European Law at the European University Institute, together with the Historical Archives of the European Union and the University of Florence, organizes a special event, “The Possibility of International Law: Commemorating Professor Nino Cassese”, on the occasion of the opening of the Antonio Cassese Archive. This one-day event will take place at the […]
On 11 November 2011, just a few weeks after Antonio Cassese passed away, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon organized a moving ceremony in the Hague, to pay tribute to his former first President. After the event, members of the diplomatic and legal communities spoke about their memories of Antonio Cassese. Below the lik to the […]
The paper with which I was awarded the prestigious Journal of International Criminal Justice prize, ‘Unexplored Outcomes of Tadić: Applicability of the Law of Occupation to War by Proxy’ , was based on my LL.M. thesis at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. This paper aims at reviewing what will be […]
The booklet below was prepared on the occasion of the ceremony organized by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in The Hague, to pay tribute to the life and work of a great jurist and man.
The Journal of International Criminal Justice Prize for 2011 was awarded to Valentina Spiga for her article on ‘Non-retroactivity of Criminal Law: A New Chapter in the Hissène Habré Saga‘. In this article, Valentina Spiga puts forward a lucid, meticulously researched reading of a single legal twist in the long attempt to hold the former […]