The Principle Challenges Posed by the Globalization of Criminal Justice

For those of you interested in the globalization of criminal justice, you will not want to miss this year’s World Congress of the International Association of Penal Law which will be held in Istanbul, between 20 and 27 September 2009.

The International Association of Penal Law (the parent organization of The AIDP Blog and the American National Section) is the oldest association of criminal law specialists in the world and the Congress is an opportunity to network with international experts, and to participate in writing and debate which contributes to the evolution of international law.

Some of the topics on the agenda are:

  • Expanding forms of preparatory acts and participation
  • Financing of terrorism
  • Special procedural measures and respect for human rights
  • Universal jurisdiction

Here is the message from Jose Luis de la Cuesta, President of The International Association of Penal Law describing the Congress in greater detail: