Advanced Summer Programme on Countering Terrorism: Legal Challenges and Dilemmas

The comprehensive programme addresses counter-terrorism from a variety of perspectives. Topics covered include the definition of terrorism; the notion of ‘global war on terror’; the legal framework surrounding the use of armed drones for targeted killings; the protection of human rights while countering terrorism; preventive and repressive responses to the phenomenon of foreign fighters; challenges regarding the prosecution of (returning) foreign fighters; and the role of intelligence gathering and sharing in counter-terrorism. The lectures are complemented with study visits to international institutions in The Hague.
Speakers include:
  • Judge David Baragwanath, Special Tribunal for Lebanon
  • Sergei Boeke, ICCT/Leiden University
  • Jessica Dorsey, PAX
  • Professor Richard English, Queen’s University, Belfast
  • Dr Bibi van Ginkel, ICCT/Clingendael Institute
  • Lucia Ling, Netherlands Ministry of Security and Justice
  • Andreas Schüller, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights
  • Dr Kinga Tibori-Szabó, Kosovo Specialist Chambers
More information can be found here.
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