Building capacity in the legal and related professions for handling core crimes cases

(1) Advising the Judges of the War Crimes Chamber of the High Court of Uganda, PJI developed a position paper on the law to be applied in domestic core crimes prosecutions, giving consideration to whether the new ICC implementing legislation can be used retrospectively.

(2) PJI is currently working on a Research paper together with Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP, Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP, and Clayton Utz, Australia on the issue whether customary international law relating to the core crimes can be applied directly in domestic legal orders in the absence of implementing legislation.