Panel Discussion on Transitional Justice and Displacement

Date and time: 
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 13:15
North Lawn Building, Conference Room 10 (tentative) at the United Nations in New York, NY

Transitional Justice and Displacement

Tuesday, 17 July 2012, 1:15pm-2:30pm

North Lawn Building, Conference room 10 (tentative)
United Nations, New York, NY

The public discussion of "Transitional Justice and Displacement" is the culmination of a multiyear collaborative research project between ICTJ and the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement. It stemmed from the recognition that transitional justice is often pursued in contexts where people have been forced from their homes and communities by human rights violations and have suffered additional abuses while displaced. The discussion here will highlight some of the book's key findings and offer perspectives on the obstacles and opportunities that accompany efforts to make transitional justice part of a comprehensive approach to displacement, particularly from the perspectives of gender justice, development, humanitarianism, and peacebuilding. A short discussion from the floor with follow the panel presentations.

Welcome and Moderator
Pablo de Greiff, UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-recurrence

Roger Duthie, Senior Associate, Research Unit, ICTJ
Megan Bradley, Fellow, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement

Nahla Valji, Programme Specialist, Rule of Law and Transitional Justice, UN Women
Katy Thompson, Rule of Law, Justice and Security Programme Specialists, UNDP

Please RSVP by Monday, 16 July to Shaina Wright at or +1 917 637 3807