Investigation of International Core Crimes
At this International Crimial Law lunch, Vegar Munthe Ommedal and Espen Hjelmeland Hanken, Police Prosecutors from from the War Crimes Unit at Kripos (the National Criminal Investigation Service), speak on the investigation of international core crimes, with a particular focus on Syria.
Vegar Munthe Ommedal and Espen Hjelmeland Hanken, Police Prosecutors from the War Crimes Unit at Kripos, will discuss the history and mandate of the war crimes unit at Kripos - the National Criminal Investigation Service. What kind of cases do they investigate? What challenges are encountered when conducting an investigation internationally? How is evidence collected? How is international co-operation achieved?
They will focus on the work they are carrying out concerning Syria and will talk about how they are approaching the investigation of cases there and the particular investigational challenges it brings.