Canada-Wide Blog Contest: The Future of International Criminal Justice

By April 14, 2018News

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute, the Canada Research Chair on International Criminal Justice and Human Rights, the International Criminal and Humanitarian Law Clinic and the Canadian Partnership for International Justice are launching a national contest to find the best blog posts on the current challenges or on the future of international criminal justice. This contest is open to students from all Canadian universities, regardless of the cycle and discipline, who share a particular interest in international criminal justice. Blog posts submitted may either present current debates on issues of international criminal justice or reflect your vision of the future of international criminal justice, its prospects, its challenges. Be creative!

The selection committee comprises several eminent Canadian professors. The competition is therefore an ideal opportunity to be read by leading experts in international criminal justice. Blog posts will be selected according to originality and rigour both of the form and content. The three best submissions, as chosen by the selection committee, will be rewarded with prizes of $500, $250 and $100 respectively. These three blog posts will also be published on the blog Quid Justitiae. We invite you to submit your blog post before July 1st, 2018, 11:59 pm PST, at Blog posts must be submitted in .doc or .docx format and follow the Quid Justitiae guidelines reproduced below, otherwise they will not be considered. More information is available here.

** The deadline to submit your texts has passed. Deliberations are now taking place and the results will be published within a few weeks. Thanks to all participants, and stay tuned! **

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