As part of the Tribunal’s Youth Outreach Project, Tea Polešćuk, Legal Advisor in the Office of the Prosecutor, gave two lectures on the topic “ICTY Achievements and lessons learnt in adjudicating war time sexual violence” to 70 students at two universities in Serbia. The first lecture took place on 15 December at the Law Faculty in Niš, and the next day, on 16 December, Ms Polešćuk spoke to journalism students in Novi Sad.
On 9 December 2016, ICTY Outreach representative Mr Almir Alić, travelled to Zagreb, Croatia, to give a presentation on the Tribunal's work to a group of 14 youth activists. The presentation is part of a “Human Rights Monitoring and Advocacy Social Mechanisms Advancement” project implemented by Outreach’s long-standing partner, Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR).
The Outreach Programme of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) announced today the winners of the regional essay-writing competition for high school students on the topic: “How important are war crimes trials for moving forward after times of conflict?”