With the overall aim to strengthen collaboration in legal and judicial matters, Mr. Jean-François Thony, President of The Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights and Mr. Vincent Assileneau, Chair of the European Criminal Bar Association signed a Memorandum of Collaboration for the SII – ECBA partnership in the Siracusa Institute’s International Defence Counsel Training Programme (the Programme).
The Programme is specifically designed for international defence lawyers, jurists and in-house counsel dealing with cases related to defence rights in international and national jurisdictions, as well as international investigations into transnational crimes such as money laundering, drug trafficking, and cybercrime.
The European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA) has partnered with the Siracusa International Institute, joining other prestigious organizations. The Programme represents a new, multi-annual and globally oriented training framework for the promotion and protection of defence rights and fundamental human rights in international criminal proceedings and national cases on transnational crimes.
Applications are now open for the Specialisation Course on “Les Principes Fondamentaux des Droits de la Défense devant les Tribunaux Internationaux” , that will be held in Siracusa between 22 and 26 October 2018. The course will be held in French.
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