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MISC 180 - International Investigator

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
MISC 180 21 June 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MISC 180 28 June 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MISC 180 05 July 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MISC 180 30 August 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MISC 180 27 September 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MISC 180 25 October 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MISC 180 22 November 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MISC 180 20 December 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
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Course Description

In this course, participants will have an enhanced knowledge of international law and be able to identify the required elements of international crimes and violations. They will be able to plan an investigation strategy to collect evidence to prove those required elements. They will have the basic skills to document a crime scene and to interview witnesses and victims in order to collect evidence a standard admissible for criminal prosecution, human rights reporting or other documentation purposes. They will know how to do so in a manner which protects themselves, their witnesses and their evidence.

Course Objectives

  • Understanding the role of an international investigator and the risks involved in it
  • Learning how to lead the process of an international investigation smoothly and safely 
  • Investigate after years of crime occurrence 
  • Documenting the investigations to present them internationally 

Who Should Attend?

  • International investigators 
  • Human rights monitors and analysts
  • National prosecutors
  • Digital forensic specialists
  • Internal investigators

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • International legal framework
  • Humanitarian and human rights law
  • International and internal armed conflicts
  • War crimes
  • Crimes against humanity and genocide
  • Elements of crimes and modes of liability for international crimes

Day 2

  • Investigation/mission planning 
  • Witness identification and management
  • Interview skills
  • Logistics
  • Working with interpreters

Day 3

  • Psycho-social aspects of investigations 
  • Stress and trauma management
  • Financial investigations: strategies, benefits and challenges
  • Military organizations, operations and weapons 

Day 4

  • Security in the field
  • Checkpoint drills
  • Forensic death investigations 
  • Injury identification
  • Exhumation of human remains from mass graves
  • Sexual violence in armed conflict

Day 5

  • Documenting scenes of war crimes and human rights violations
  • Photographic skills and techniques
  • Digital images as evidence
  • Collection, storage and transport of evidence
  • Report writing and evidence management