Principal Investigator

Göran Sluiter is professor of international criminal law at the University of Amsterdam. He is also professor of criminal law and procedure at the Open University in the Netherlands and a lawyer and partner at Prakken d'Oliveira Human Rights Lawyers. He studied law at the University of Maastricht (1996) and obtained his PhD in international criminal law at Utrecht University (2002). He joined the University of Amsterdam as a senior lecturer in (international) criminal law in 2004 and became professor in international criminal law in 2006.

Göran is the principal investigator in the VICI-funded research project 'Rethinking the Outer Limits of Secondary Liability for International Crimes and Serious Human Rights Violations' which runs from September 2018 until September 2024. Between 2006 and 2011, he was the principal investigator in the VIDI-funded research project 'International criminal procedure - In search of General Rules and Principles'.

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The project Rethinking SLIC* will be executed by an international team of researchers, working at the University of Amsterdam.