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The Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI) proposes to hold its first "Documentation of Scenes of War Crimes and Human Rights Violations" Course from 20 to 24 May 2013 and is seeking applications from people who wish to attend the course.
The deadline for applications has been extended to 31 March 2013.
The course covers topics considered essential to the effective documentation of scenes of war crimes and human rights violations and will add to the skills of those involved in these important investigations. Importantly, it will ensure that notes and photo-documentation, often made at great risk, will have their greatest possible impact and will be capable of use by experts, for effective advocacy and for use in judicial proceedings.
The course is open to individuals from a variety of professional backgrounds, however it is desirable that participants are engaged in the field of international humanitarian law or human rights investigation, either within a recognised international organisation (governmental or non-governmental) or a national war crimes investigation unit. Fluency in written and spoken English is a necessity for this course.
Participants are requested to supply their own digital camera and laptop for downloading and storage of images.
The venue for the course IICI Headquarters (The Hague, The Netherlands), with one day and night spent close to the Royal Netherlands Army School for Peace Operations (Harskamp, Netherlands) where practical exercises will be carried out.
The fee for participation is €775. This amount covers tuition and accommodation for one night at Harskamp only.
Participants must arrange and meet the costs of their own travel, accommodation and meals (lunch will be provided on course days). All interested persons should send the completed "Documenting Scenes of War Crimes Course Application Form[AC1] ", together with an electronic version of their curriculum vitae, a two or three page sample of their writing in English, and references by email to .