Press release: Accompanying the peace process in Colombia
Nr. 258/2017 - 13.12.2017
Göttingen University’s Professor Kai Ambos elected as consultant of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace
(pug) Legal scholar Prof. Dr. Kai Ambos has been selected as an advisor of the Colombian Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) following a competitive selection process. The JEP is the judicial component of the Peace Agreement between the guerrilla group FARC-EP and the Colombian government of November 2016. It consists of two judicial bodies, the Peace Tribunal and the Judicial Chambers. Ambos is one of the four official consultants (amici curiae) of the Peace Tribunal. The advisors were selected by an international selection committee from a list of 77 candidates.
Kai Ambos heads the university’s Study Center for Latin American Criminal and Criminal Procedural Law (CEDPAL), which is also a partner institution of the recently opened Colombian-German Peace Institute (Instituto CAPAZ). More information is available online at cedpal.uni-goettingen.de and www.page.instituto-capaz.org.
Study Center for Latin American Criminal and Criminal Procedural Law (CEDPAL)
University of Göttingen
Faculty of Law
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