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Insights on war crime investigations

Regulatory Investigations Conference 2024 talk by Aonghus Kelly, Head of the International Crimes Prosecutions Unit at the European Union Advisory Mission Ukraine.

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In "Insights on war crime investigations," Aonghus details his advisory role with Ukrainian authorities under the EU mission. He addresses challenges like adapting international laws and managing numerous cases amidst conflict. Emphasizing international cooperation, he commends Ukrainian resilience and their focus on legal advancements to prosecute war crimes effectively.

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In this webinar titled “Insights on war crime investigations,” Aonghus, an expert with extensive international experience, shares his insights on the challenges and intricacies of war crime investigations, particularly in Ukraine. He starts by recounting his background, which includes working in the Balkans, Iraq, and on Palestinian cases. Currently, he is aiding Ukrainian authorities under the European Union Advisory Mission to investigate and prosecute international crimes such as war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Aonghus highlights the advisory role of his mission, noting the absence of executive powers similar to previous missions in Kosovo and Libya. He outlines the structure and function of Ukrainian investigative and prosecutorial agencies, emphasizing their efforts amidst ongoing conflict. Challenges include adapting international legal concepts like command responsibility to Ukrainian law and managing the vast scope of war crime cases.

He discusses the importance of international cooperation, referencing various institutions and legal networks that support their work. Practical issues, such as training and legislative improvements, are also addressed. Aonghus underscores the resilience and determination of Ukrainian authorities, despite the severe conditions, and the ongoing need for legal and procedural advancements to effectively prosecute war crimes. The video provides a comprehensive overview of the complexities involved in war crime investigations in conflict zones.

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31/12/2024 00:00 - 00:00

On-Demand Webinar €39.00 299

Meet the speaker – Aonghus Kelly

Head of the International Crimes Prosecutions Unit at the European Union Advisory Mission Ukraine

Aonghus Kelly is Head of the International Crimes Prosecutions Unit at the European Union Advisory Mission Ukraine.
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