Nov 7, 2016

26th International Investigator Course: 7 to 18 November 2016

The Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI) will hold its 26th International Investigator Course (IIC26) from 7-18 November 2016. The course will be held at the IICI Headquarters (The Hague, Netherlands) and the Royal Netherlands Army School for Peace Operations (Harskamp, Netherlands).

The course is designed to provide experienced criminal investigators and related experts with the additional skills necessary for the successful investigation of serious violations of international humanitarian law, including war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity. Theoretical work is combined with practical exercises.

The training is open to those investigators who have at least five years' experience in criminal investigation, preferably in complex criminal cases, with international experience desirable, or five years' as a human rights investigator with experience in criminal inquiries. It is also open to military officers, criminal attorneys and forensic specialists with international experience. Fluency in written and spoken English is a necessity for IIC26.

The tuition fee for this course is €3500, which includes meals, accommodation and all course materials. Applications for this course will close on 26 August 2016.


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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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