Dec 5, 2016

Thirteenth Analysis Skills training course: 5 to 9 December 2016

The Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI) will hold its thirteenth Analysis Skills Course from 5 to 9 December 2016. The course will be held at the IICI headquarters in The Hague, The Netherlands.


The Analysis Skills course is designed to equip individuals with the skills required to provide analytical support to the investigation of serious violations of international humanitarian, criminal and human rights law. The course follows the model of the 'intelligence-cycle', the standard process model used by major Governmental and Inter-Governmental agencies worldwide. It is delivered through a combination of theory presentations and practical exercises performed in groups. A detailed and realistic case scenario is developed during the course. As well as providing the raw-material for the practical exercises, the scenario also exposes students to the diversity of information they are likely to encounter in real-life investigations. Students are also provided with the basics of military and para-military organisation, functioning and action relevant to international crime investigations.

Sexual and Gender Based Violence has now been fully integrated into the course, as have aspects of organised crime and financial exploitation of natural resources. This has been done to reflect the reality of life in conflict areas, ensuring that the training experience gained by students is as comprehensive and realistic as possible.

The course fee of €1000 covers all tuition, course materials and lunches during the course.

Applications for this course will close on 23 October 2016.

The Hotel Sebel and Hotel Court Garden, both walking distance from IICI HQ in The Hague, offer reduced rates to participants on IICI training courses.


The Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the UK government has launched the 2nd edition of the International Protocol on the Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict (IP) It is available here. IICI staff and associates have contributed to the updated IP. The IP is used as framework for the 4-country training and mentoring project which is supported by the FCO and which IICI, REDRESS and JRR are implementing.


See News & Events for more information on the following:

  1. the FCO-supported, 4-country training and mentoring project focused on documentation of conflict-related sexual and gender-based violence
  2. IICI's Guidelines for investigating conflict-related sexual and gender-based violence against men and boys
  3. staff changes.

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