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Youth activists in Tunisia have played a vital role in keeping corruption at the center of public debate since the country's revolution in 2011. Through decentralized, nationwide protest movements, young Tunisians have been calling for measures that root out systems of endemic corruption. ICTJ sat down with one youth leader to discuss her activism and views on Tunisia's transitional justice process.


New York, February 20, 2020—On February 26, the International Center for Transitional Justice and NYU Law’s Center for Human Rights and Global Justice will welcome former President of Colombia and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Juan Manuel Santos for a conversation on the role of transitional justice in peace negotiations.

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Eminent human rights defender José Zalaquett passed away on February 15. “Pepe,” as he was known by many, helped pioneer the field of transitional justice and inspired countless human rights defenders around the globe.

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The 11th Annual Emilio Mignone Lecture will take place on February 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ford Foundation in New York. We are pleased to welcome Juan Manuel Santos, the former president of Colombia and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, for a conversation on the role of transitional justice in peace processes.


This paper highlights the need to overcome the political challenges women face in Kenya: their ongoing exclusion from political leadership, the continued violence against them during electoral contests, and their inability to ascend to leadership positions in the country.

Date published: 
Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:06