Universal Jurisdiction Convening Series

Avenues To Accountability: Universal Jurisdiction and Asia

From 26-28 April 2022, the Asia Justice Coalition (AJC) secretariat held its third in a series of convenings on universal jurisdiction. This closed-door workshop brought together a diverse group of experts to focus on the barriers and opportunities for universal criminal jurisdiction (hereafter universal jurisdiction) in Asia.

Universal Jurisdiction and the ‘Global South’: Reviewing and Reframing

From 25-27 January 2022, the Asia Justice Coalition (AJC) secretariat held its second in a series of convenings on universal jurisdiction. This closed-door workshop brought together a diverse group of experts to focus on the barriers and opportunities for universal jurisdiction in the so-called 'Global South'.

Barriers and Opportunities: Civil Society and Universal Jurisdiction

From 26-28 October 2021, the Asia Justice Coalition (AJC) secretariat held its first in a series of convenings on universal jurisdiction. This closed-door workshop brought together a diverse group of experts who discussed the experience of civil society actors that have promoted or pursued universal jurisdiction matters. The convening included context case studies from South Africa, Syria, and Nepal and discipline case studies including open-source investigation and litigating torture.