Global legal regulation is the point of interest of the second one in collection of joint IBA and Ukrainian Nationwide Bar Affiliation seminars

Ukraine’s attorneys to get pleasure from experience of global attorneys

As additional enhance of Ukraine’s prison career, the Global Bar Affiliation (IBA) and the Ukrainian Nationwide Bar Affiliation (UNBA), supported via the UNBA’s Upper Faculty of Advocacy, will ship a prison coaching consultation overlaying the subject of global legal regulation. The educational will happen on-line on Thursday 28 July at 17:00 Kyiv | 15:00 London | 10:00 New York and shall be performed in English with simultaneous Ukrainian translation. This joint seminar is the second one in a chain, following the primary held closing week when it comes to defence.

Registration for the 28 July seminar is now closed however shall be live-streamed on YouTube at:

IBA President Sternford Moyo commented: ‘The IBA is proud to collaborate with the UNBA for the supply of this 2nd seminar. As with defence, global legal regulation is a posh subject, and it is vital that the nuances surrounding it are totally understood. Holding the guideline of regulation, and selling safety, balance and peace are the prime beliefs for which we try. Indubitably, the insights and information won from the prison pros collected to ship the educational will give a contribution to the upholding of ideas for a greater international.’

UNBA Vice President Dr Valentyn Gvozdiy stated: ‘We’re extremely joyful to be partnering as soon as once more with the Global Bar Affiliation on every other coaching seminar. It is important that Ukrainian attorneys appearing for purchasers in trials of a transnational nature have a transparent figuring out of regulation because it applies out of doors of their very own jurisdiction. As the worldwide voice of the prison career, the IBA supplies that exterior experience which is helpful for this seminar inquisitive about global legal regulation.’


  • Dr Mark Ellis, Govt Director, Global Bar Affiliation, London

Audio system (in alphabetical order)

  • Sareta Ashraph, Barrister, Lawn Court docket Chambers, London; Visiting Fellow, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Regulation and Armed Struggle
  • ​​​​​​​Linda Carter, Professor of Regulation, McGeorge Faculty of Regulation, Sacramento, California; former Felony Researcher, Global Felony Tribunal for Rwanda
  • Leila Nadya Sadat, Particular Consultant on Crimes Towards Humanity to the Prosecutor of the Global Felony Court docket; Professor of Global Regulation, Washington College Faculty of Regulation, St. Louis
  • William Schabas, Professor of Global Regulation at Middlesex College, London
  • Michael P. Scharf, Dean, Case Western Reserve College Faculty of Regulation, Cleveland; President-Elect, American Department, Global Regulation Affiliation
  • David Tolbert, Registrar, Particular Tribunal for Lebanon, The Hague; Former President of the Global Middle for Transitional Justice

The IBA-UNBA seminar will supply an outline of the elemental tenets of global legal regulation because it pertains to the continued warfare in Ukraine. An perception into the basic sides of global legal regulation, together with the core crimes of genocide, crimes towards humanity, battle crimes and the crime of aggression, can be explored on this 2nd consultation from the prison organisations. Different problems to be coated are: the historical past of global legal regulation from Nuremberg to the Global Felony Court docket (ICC); the idea that of particular person duty; the important thing position of the ICC; jurisdictional problems; the rules of complementarity and common jurisdiction; particular person duty; and joint-enterprise/command duty.

IBA Govt Director Dr Mark Ellis commented: ‘The subject of global legal regulation is a herbal successive matter to defence, which used to be the point of interest of the primary IBA-UNBA coaching consultation. A complete comprehension of the basic sides of global legal regulation because it pertains to the present warfare in Ukraine, is essential to making sure justice prevails and honest trial requirements are met. Our eminent audio system have a wealth of enjoy in global legal tribunals. Ukraine’s attorneys will in finding their experience exceptionally precious.’