Georgia Law Professor Amann speaks on accountability at Save the Children-Chatham House London conference

“Justice for Children in Conflict” is the title of a panel on which Professor Diane Marie Amann spoke last week in London, England, as part of a centenary symposium on children and armed conflict cosponsored by Save the Children and the Royal Institute of International Affairs, the latter more commonly known as Chatham House. Amann… Continue reading Georgia Law Professor Amann speaks on accountability at Save the Children-Chatham House London conference

Drawing links between initiatives to increase protection of children during armed conflict & similar violence

“‘Protecting Children’: A Welcome Addition to Efforts to Redress Wartime Harms,” an essay I published yesterday at Just Security, underscores connections among a number of recent initiatives related to children and armed conflict. The essay welcomes Protecting Children in Armed Conflict (Hart Publishing 2018), the 600-page report of the 2017 Inquiry on Protecting Children in Armed… Continue reading Drawing links between initiatives to increase protection of children during armed conflict & similar violence

Accountability for harms to children during armed conflict discussed at Center-sponsored ILW panel

NEW YORK – Ways to redress offenses against children during armed conflict formed the core of the panel that our University of Georgia School of Law Dean Rusk International Law Center sponsored last Friday at International Law Weekend, an annual three-day conference presented by the American Branch of the International Law Association and the International… Continue reading Accountability for harms to children during armed conflict discussed at Center-sponsored ILW panel

Center to sponsor “Inquiry on Protecting Children in Conflict” panel at annual International Law Weekend, October 19 in New York City

In support of International Law Weekend, a three-day conference of the American Branch of the International Law Association, the University of Georgia School of Law Dean Rusk International Law Center will sponsor a panel entitled “The Inquiry on Protecting Children in Conflict,” set for 3 p.m. Friday, October 19, in Room 2-02B, Fordham Law School,… Continue reading Center to sponsor “Inquiry on Protecting Children in Conflict” panel at annual International Law Weekend, October 19 in New York City

Professor Amann: Honored to contribute to new anthology, “Human Rights and Children”

Honored to be a contributor to Human Rights and Children, an anthology of works in the field edited by Hofstra Law Professor Barbara Stark. The collection’s just been issued by Edward Elgar Publishing, which writes: “This volume provides a comprehensive overview of children’s human rights, collecting the works of leading authorities as well as new… Continue reading Professor Amann: Honored to contribute to new anthology, “Human Rights and Children”

ICC Prosecutor’s Policy on Children, an international criminal justice capstone

Children have become the unwilling emblems of armed conflict and extreme violence. Searing images have surfaced in news stories, aid workers’ alerts, and rights groups’ dispatches: a 5 year old pulled from Aleppo rubble, orphans at a Goma children’s center, a young Colombian woman struggling to readjust after years as a child soldier, and, face… Continue reading ICC Prosecutor’s Policy on Children, an international criminal justice capstone

Now available online, chapter on international criminal law & children

I’ve just posted at SSRN the chapter I published at the beginning of the year in The Cambridge Companion to International Criminal Law, edited by Professor William A. Schabas. The chapter, entitled “Children,” aims to look back at developments in the area since World War II, and then to cast a forward glance at the… Continue reading Now available online, chapter on international criminal law & children

GJICL publishes “Children and International Criminal Justice” issue

Very pleased to announce that papers from a Georgia Law conference “Children & International Criminal Justice” have just been published by our Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law. The conference was cosponsored by Dean Rusk International Law Center and the Georgia Law Project on Armed Conflict & Children, as well as the university’s African… Continue reading GJICL publishes “Children and International Criminal Justice” issue

Experts in Hague consultation on ICC prosecutors’ draft Policy on Children

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Experts gathered this week from around the world for a wide-ranging consultation on the International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor’s draft Policy on Children. In her Opening Remarks to Monday’s consultation, Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda explained: “This Policy, once finalised and adopted, will guide my Office in our ongoing efforts to… Continue reading Experts in Hague consultation on ICC prosecutors’ draft Policy on Children

ICC Office of Prosecutor invites public comment on draft Policy on Children

It is my great honor to note today’s release for public comment of the draft Policy on Children of the International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor. Since my December 2012 appointment as Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s Special Adviser on Children in and affected by Armed Conflict, I’ve had the privilege of helping to convene consultations… Continue reading ICC Office of Prosecutor invites public comment on draft Policy on Children