Panelists

Mr. Divyadeep Chaturvedi
Executive organizing head and course director

Mr. Divyadeep Chaturvedi, Advocate, practices law in the Supreme Court of India and other courts in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. He obtained Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, India and a degree of Master of Laws in Advanced Studies in Public International Law with Specialization in International Criminal Law from Leiden University, The Netherlands. He is one of the very few Indians to have specialized in International Criminal Law. He has been a visiting faculty at the Indian Society of International Law and continues to deliver visiting lectures on International Criminal Law.  He has attended the Summer Program of The Hague Academy of International Law in the year 2011 and served as a Legal Intern at the Office of the Prosecutor, United Nations Special Tribunal for Lebanon, The Netherlands. Divyadeep was also awarded the Spic Macay Scholarship with His Holiness The Dalai Lama wherein he volunteered for the Tibetan Government-in-Exile and Tibetan Women’s Association.

Mr. Luca Ferro

Mr. Luca Ferro, LL.M. (Adv.), is a doctoral researcher (Ph.D.) at Ghent University, Belgium. He is working on a Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) project. He obtained a Master of Laws degree from Ghent University in 2012, magna cum laude, and a Master of Laws degree in Advanced Studies in Public International Law with Specialization in International Criminal Law from Leiden University, the Netherlands, in 2013. Luca has worked as a research and teaching assistant at the Department of International Law at Leiden University. He has also attended the Salzburg Law School on International Criminal Law, Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law (SLS) summer session in 2014. He recently created and taught a fifteen-hour introductory course on international criminal law to officers in the Belgian Armed Forces at the Royal Military Academy in Brussels (Belgium) as part of a five-week curriculum entitled ‘Advisers in the Law of Armed Conflict.’

Ms. Molly Martin

Molly Martin has spent more than a year as a member of a defence team at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia working as a Pro Bono Legal Assistant for the second Accused in a complex mutli-Accused appeal from conviction. During that time, she has also volunteered as a coach to participants in the Children’s Rights Moot Court and was hired as a Mock Trial Organizer for the Netherlands Forensic Institute’s Glowing Tulip International Conference and Mock Trial on Nuclear Forensics (hosted with the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism).  She earned her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law School in Washington, D.C, an LL.M. in Advanced Studies in Public International Law, specializing in International Criminal Law from Leiden University in the Netherlands and passed the Bar in the State of New York.

Ms. Nivedita S

Nivedita S has worked with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Terrorism Prevention Branch. She assisted in background legal research that covers legislative and capacity-building aspects in the field of counter-terrorism, which includes the 18 Conventions that form part of the Universal Framework against terrorism; and was involved in the preparation of country briefs, including the monitoring of developments in field of terrorism. She has also been involved with researching international crimes that occurred in Sri Lanka and contributing to the ICC legal Tools database as part of the Central and Eastern European Initiative for International Criminal Law and Human Rights. She is currently working on a Trafficking Legal Research Project where she is focussing on trafficking in Ukraine. She has also worked on projects with the International Bar Association and the Bar Human Rights Committee dealing with issues of ICL and fair trial and human rights.

Ms. Michelle Tanwir

Michelle Tanwir is currently working as Deputy Director for the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Pakistan. She is also a legal consultant for the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan. After completing her LLB from the University of London, she worked as a criminal litigator, for more three years, specifically dealing with murder trials. She completed her Masters in International Public Law with a Specialization in International Criminal Litigation from the University of Leiden, the Netherlands in 2013.

Mr. Harsh Prabhakar

Mr. Harsh Prabhakar, practices law in the Supreme Court of India and other courts in Delhi. He has assisted the prosecution in several cases before the higher courts in India. He has gained rich experience having assisted seasoned prosecutors and government counsels. Mr. Prabhakar has also been a Counsel by Special Appointment for the Central Bureau of Investigation. He has acute interest in constitutional and criminal law.

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