From 14-16 October
, ELAC Deputy Director and IPS Executive Director Federica D’Alessandra
took part to the conference on International Criminal Law before Domestic Courts
organised by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights in cooperation with the Institute of Constitutional and Administrative Law of the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna. The conference gathered various experts from the field of international justice and saw the participation of the Austrian Federal Minister of Justice Alma Zadić,
among others. Federica spoke alongside Jeff Deutch
(Syrian Archives) and Prof. Yvonne McDermott Rees
(Swansea University) on a panel focusing on ‘The Use of Open Source Evidence in International Criminal Proceedings before Domestic Courts’
. Drawing from her recent publication with IPS Visiting Fellow of Practice Kirsty Sutherland
, Federica’s presentation took stock of ‘How Digital Technologies Are Changing International Justice’. You can read more about this work in ‘The Promise and Challenges of New Actors and New Technologies in International Justice
, D’Alessandra, Sutherland, JICJ Vol 19 Is. 1 (2021), pp. 9-34.
On 9 November
, Kirsty Sutherland also spoke at the official launch of the Journal of International Criminal Justice’s special issue on ‘New Technologies and the Investigation of International Crimes’, as part of which their article was published.