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26 July 2022

AIJA supporting initiatives for Ukraine

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, AIJA has acted to condemn the attack and support the Ukrainian population by creating a special TaskForce (Diana Tudor, Inka Knappertsbusch, Marek Laca, Oleksii Prudkyi, Tomasz Krzywański and Alisa Burkhard) collecting money and donations and including different forum conversations on our members' portal, MyAIJA, to offer job opportunities to Ukrainian lawyers and their families, support them and give information about English schools for Ukrainian children.
Today, together with the contribution of our special TaskForce, we are glad to introduce you to new initiatives and projects that AIJA supports, and we hope that you and your law firms will be able to help as well. We also strongly encourage to share this message with your clients and other potential donors. 


Exactly a year ago, at AIJA’s annual conference in Zurich, TRIAL International’s Legal Adviser Elsa Taquet presented how international justice can have a more direct impact on conflicts, using innovative legal tools such as universal jurisdictions and complementarity.  The war in Ukraine is now a real opportunity to apply these mechanisms to ensure accountability for perpetrators and use justice as a tool for deterrence.

Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion in Ukraine, TRIAL International has worked with Ukrainian and international organisations to document atrocities and build cases against perpetrators of war crimes.

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22 July 2022

In memory of Frans Duynstee, 1960 - 2022

It is with great sadness and sorrow that we received the message that Frans Duynstee, Honorary Past President of AIJA, died in Maastricht on 15 July 2022.

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05 April 2022

AIJA-TRIAL International Talks on Human Rights

AIJA and TRIAL International are collaborating to launch a few short talks on Human rights to present the organisation, some projects it is working on and new initiatives.  This year, TRIAL is celebrating its 20th Anniversary. 

What is TRIAL International?

TRIAL International is a non-governmental organisation that fights impunity for international crimes and supports victims’ quest for justice.

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