Justice Update – Ukraine: All Roads Lead to the Hague

Activity: Service and engagementBlog/ Podcast


The Hague will be the focus for many people when it comes to accountability. At the International Court of Justice, Ukraine is asking for provisional measures against Russia – to stop the invasion – on the basis that Russia is misusing the genocide convention. Dr Melanie O’Brien of the University of Western Australia, fills us in on how that’s possible and some of the arguments we may hear in court.
Period5 Mar 2022
Held atAsymmetrical Haircuts, Netherlands
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Ukraine
  • Russia
  • International Court of Justice
  • International Criminal Court
  • genocide
  • war crimes
  • international humanitarian law
  • aggression