Patryk Labuda

Patryk Labuda

Teaching Assistant

Areas of expertise

Peacekeeping  /  Transitional Justice  /  International Criminal Justice  /  empirical research  /  legal history

A lawyer and historian by training, Patryk is a Ph.D. Candidate in International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. His doctoral research examines the impact of international criminal tribunals on domestic judicial reform in conflict-affected states. Patryk blogs frequently at EJIL:Talk!, Opinio Juris and Justice in Conflict.

Before returning to academia, Patryk worked in Africa for several years. As a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law, he trained and advised government officials and lawmakers in Sudan and South Sudan. As a Justice Expert at the European Union's Police Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, he worked on domestic judicial reform and security sector reform with the Congolese authorities. Before that, Patryk was a Legal Advisor to the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe.

Patryk holds an LL.M. from Columbia Law School, a Certificate of Transnational Law from the University of Geneva, and degrees in law (Magister iuris) and history (Licencjat) from Adam Mickiewicz University.

Publications

Cover of the Journal of International Criminal Justice

The Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic: Failure or Vindication of Complementarity

April 2017

Patryk Labuda

Journal of International Criminal Justice, pages 175-206

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Cover of the Book Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

Peacekeeping and Peace Enforcement

April 2017

Patryk Labuda

Rüdiger Wolfrum (ed) Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford: Oxford University Press

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Cover of Africa and the ICC: Perceptions of Justice

The International Criminal Court in the Democratic Republic of Congo: A Decade of Partnership and Antagonism

May 2016

Patryk Labuda

The International Criminal Court in the Democratic Republic of Congo: A Decade of Partnership and Antagonism

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cover of African Yearbook of International Law

The International Criminal Court and Perceptions of Sovereignty, Colonialism and Pan-Africanism

May 2014

Patryk Labuda

African Yearbook of International Law, pages 289-320

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