A lecture titled "International Criminal Law: Foundation, Development and Future" was held on February 26, 2020 at SM Nousher Ali Lecture Gallery, East West University. It was the 2nd session of the Law Lecture Series, organised by the Department of Law, East West University, which was started as part of its endeavor to introduce its students to the legal scholars, experts and practitioners from home and abroad in order to enlighten them on various issues and areas of legal studies.
Mr. Antonio Angotti, Fellow, Center for International Law Research and Policy (CILRAP) conducted the lecture. The CILRAP seeks to contribute to academic activities as well as policymaking in international law. It is a platform that includes and tries to facilitate the development of scholarship, publication, training as well as other forms of knowledge-transfer, and the development of knowledge tools.
The lecture focused on an understanding of the basics of International Criminal Law. While explaining the background, development and implementation of International Criminal Law, Mr. Angotti demonstrated the relationship between domestic and international criminal law. The lecture was organised to encourage the students to explore various avenues of international law and to build a conscious community about international crimes. More than a hundred students attended the lecture including other Faculty members.
The lecture was graced by the presence of Dr. Muhammad Ziaulhuq Mamun, Pro-Vice Chancellor, East West University as the Chief Guest. The program was chaired by Dr. Mehedi Hasan, Assistant Professor & Chairperson, Department of Law, East West University. The distinguished speaker, guests and audiences were greeted by Dr. Nabaat Tasnima Mahbub, Assistant Professor, Department of Law, East West University.
Event covered by Anika Nawer Joha, student of Law, East West University