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The Center for International Law and Policy hosts a variety of events throughout the year in partnership with numerous organisations. 

Our events are aimed at highlighting and promoting African perspectives, contributions and scholarship in international law, policy, and justice, including through the provision of high-quality educational programs, seminars, workshops, training, symposia,  and other similar activities.

Should you have an interest in learning more, or participating in any of the events, we invite you to email us at info@cilpa.org . 

Take the time to explore our various events:

The ICC Colloquium

 A series of online  roundtable discussions, co-hosted by the American Society of International Law and the International Nuremberg Principles Academy, which seeks to highlight issues of particular relevance to the future success of the ICC, especially from an African perspective.

International Law Discussion Series

A series of hybrid virtual and in person panel discussions and/or workshops to allow for exchange of ideas, co-hosted by the University of Makenie, aimed at initiating dialogue  to promote the dissemination and wider appreciation of international law and its implementation in Sierra Leone.


  On 17 December 2020 CILPA hosted a symposium,  on The Legal Legacy of the Special Court for Sierra Leone. Followed by a Twentieth Anniversary Commemoration and Formal Opening of the Peace Museum Memorial Garden, co-hosted by the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone on 16 January 2022.

Past Events

Symposium and Book Launch: The Legal Legacy of the Special Court for Sierra Leone on 17 December 2020.

 The keynote speech was delivered by Member of the International Law Commission, Professor at Florida International University College of Law, and author Dr.  Charles C. Jalloh. 


Sierra Leone's Accession to the New York Convention: Significance, Opportunities, Challenges and Next Steps on 25 February 2021.

Read the concept note and program for the event here. The keynote speech was delivered by the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice of Sierra Leone, the Hon. Anthony Y. Brewah, Esq.


ICC Colloquium Series: The ICC Prosecutor Election Process: A Post-Mortem on 29 March 2021.

The roundtable discussion was facilitated by Professor Charles Jalloh with commentary by Angela Mudukuti, Open Society Foundation; Ambassador Sabine Nölke, Chair, ICC Committee on the Election of the Prosecutor; and Owiso Owiso, PhD Candidate University of Luxembourg. 


The ICC Colloquium Series Africa, the Ukraine Crisis, and International Law: Quo Vadis?

The Center for International Law and Policy in Africa (CILPA), with the co-sponsorship of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg Academy), launched a series of roundtable discussions exploring International Law and the Use of Force, especially in the context of the ongoing conflict in the Ukraine

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