In Focus


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
19/10/2020 - 23/10/2020

Dates announced for the 2020 Intensive Course on Prevention and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence: The Role of Transitional Justice; the course will be held in Barcelona, Spain from October 19 to October 23, 2020.


On December 12, ICTJ’s head of office for Colombia María Camila Moreno received the Alfonso López Michelsen Award for her dedicated work to advance peace and uphold international human rights and humanitarian law.

Program Expert, Lebanon


Lebanon’s ongoing “October Revolution” represents the largest decentralized, anti-government protest the country has seen at least since the end of the civil war in 1990. The demonstrations have brought thousands of Lebanese to the streets to condemn widespread corruption among the political class, paralyzing the country for weeks.


In countries emerging from violent conflict and repression around the world, prosecutors are facing significant challenges and pressures when seeking to investigate and prosecute serious crimes, such as torture, extrajudicial killings, and enforced disappearance. To reflect on these challenges, ICTJ together with the International Nuremberg Principles Academy, and with support from the governments of Australia and Sweden, convened a side event on December 6, 2019, during the 18th Assembly of State Parties of the International Criminal Court.