On Thursday, 7 December 2017, Professor Frans Swartele visited the Institute for the Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law of the University of Sarajevo. On this occasion he talked with the Institute expert associates MSc Merisa Karović Babić, MSc Zilha Mastalić-Košuta and MSc Muamer Džananović about different topics of the crimes against humanity and international law research emphasizing the crimes against children.

Professor Swartele is a professor from Belgium whose long-standing research and work in the field of children’s rights resulted in establishing the Centre for protecting children’s right Kinderrechtenhuis. Professor Swartele gives lectures and organizes the exhibitions of children in war on the example of Ana Frank. Middle point of his interests is education on effects of war on children. This is the reason why he wanted to visit Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Institute and his researchers. 

The associates of the Institute presented their work and arranged the future cooperation.