Report by professor Nehal Bhuta and photo credit to EUI. On November 10, 2016, a special event was held at the European University Institute’s Villa Salviati, to celebrate the opening of the Antonio Cassese Archives. By generous gift of the Cassese family, 40 boxes of the collected papers of Antonio Cassese were received, inventoried and […]
ASIL book award goes to Paola Gaeta (Vice President of ACI) and ACI members Prof. Andrew Clapham and Prof. Marco Sassòli
Prof. Paola Gaeta (Vice President of ACI) and ACI members Prof. Andrew Clapham and Marco Sassòli won the American Society of International Law (ASIL) book award for ‘The 1949 Geneva Conventions: A Commentary’. More info at http://graduateinstitute.ch/home/relations-publiques/news-at-the-institute/news-archives.html/_/news/corporate/2017/the-1949-geneva-conventions-a-co
The Board of Editors of the Journal of International Criminal Justice awarded the Journal of International Criminal Justice Prize for 2016 to Mr Tilman Rodenhäuser for his essay, ‘Squaring the Circle? Prosecuting Sexual Violence against Child Soldiers by their “Own Forces”’, published in 14 JICJ (2016) 171–193.
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 […]