Verdad y memoria


El ICTJ entrevistó a tres reconocidos expertos sobre el proceso colombiano de justicia transicional y otros puntos clave de la justicia restaurativa.

Roberto Cornelli- Universidad de Milano
Biccocca Adolfo Ceretti- Universidad de Milano Biccocca
John Braithwaite -Universidad Nacional de Australia


ICTJ sat down with three prominent experts on restorative justice, to learn more about their experiences, restorative justice, and its role in transitional justice and Colombia. Adolfo Ceretti- University of Milano Biccocca Roberto Cornelli- University of Milano Biccocca John Braithwaite- National University of Australia


“There is also the question of memory. It is necessary that all that happened becomes part of the national memory. And this will be a guarantee against the return of the dictatorship.” — Ridha Barakati, Tunisian Activist


“I learned that transitional justice is reform, change and progress.”

This is what university students in Beirut had to say after participating in a two-day workshop held by the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), as part of its ongoing support to the Committee of the Families of the Kidnapped and Disappeared in Lebanon. The workshop sought to help these young volunteers better understand the country’s legacy of human rights violations, its transitional justice processes and their significance, and the role they can play to advance truth and justice.


On February 26, the International Center for Transitional Justice and NYU Law’s Center for Human Rights and Global Justice welcomed former President of Colombia and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Juan Manuel Santos for a conversation on the role of transitional justice in peace negotiations, along with Liv Tørres, the director of the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies.