Ms. Shubh Chandrika, student of LLM Degree Program of GD Goenka University participated in the Summer School on International Criminal Law in The Hague from June 20 – l July 1, 2016. The participants of the Summer School represented a total of 30 Countries. The Summer School was organized by The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies. The faculty for the 14th session of the Summer School on ICL included Judge Piotr HofmaÅ„ski (Judge at the International Criminal Court), Judge David Re (Judge at the International Criminal Court), Dr. Mohamed M. El Zeidy (Legal Officer for the Pre Trial Chamber II of the ICC), Dr. Philipp Ambach (Special Advisor to the President of the ICC), and Mr. Gilbert Bitti (Senior Legal Adviser to the Pre-Trial Division of the ICC).
The special features of the summer school programme included the Cross Examination Exercise conducted by Senior Trial Lawyers in the Office of The Prosecutor, ICC; visits to the International Criminal Court, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and Special Tribunal for Lebanon; and the Summer School Moot Court Competition, in which each team pleaded before a bench consisting of established academics as well as judges from the International Criminal Court.