Transitional Justice and Prevention: Publication Series Launch

Date and time: 
Monday, June 28, 2021 - 09:00 to 10:30

On Monday, June 28, 2021, the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) and the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg will jointly launch a series of publications resulting from a three-year ICTJ research project on transitional justice and prevention. This event will present the main findings from the five case studies that make up the project: Colombia, Morocco, Peru, the Philippines, and Sierra Leone. The aim of the project is to make an evidence-based case that transitional justice is a valuable element of prevention and to encourage actors from different sectors and regions to consider the role of transitional justice when undertaking prevention-related work. We also invite institutions to offer insights from their own experiences. This event will bring together for a discussion relevant policymakers, practitioners, donors, and scholars in the fields of transitional justice, conflict prevention, peacebuilding, and development, including governments, regional organizations, civil society, and members of the philanthropic community.

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Monday, June 28, 2021
9:00 am EDT/ 3:00 pm CEST to 10:30 am EDT/ 4:30 pm CEST

Opening Remarks (10 minutes)

  • Franz Fayot, Minister of the Economy and Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, Luxembourg
  • Fernando  Travesí, Executive Director, ICTJ

Introduction of the Research and Case Studies (20 minutes)

  • Moderator: Roger Duthie, Senior Research Expert, ICTJ
  • Ibrahim Bangura, Head, Transition International Sierra Leone
  • María Cielo Linares, Researcher, ICTJ Colombia

Discussion with Commentators (40 minutes)

  • Moderator: Melanie Greenberg, Managing Director, Peacebuilding, Humanity United
  • Frederic Gateretse-Ngoga, Ambassador, Head of Conflict Prevention and Early Warning Division, African Union Commission
  • René Van Nes, Head of Division, Conflict Prevention and Mediation Support, European External Action Services
  • Tabur Sarr, Head of Civil Society Gender Platform on Transitional Justice, the Gambia
  • Patricia Nyaundi, Former CEO of Kenya’s Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission and the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights

Moderated Discussion with Audience (15 minutes)

  • Moderator: Melanie Greenberg, Managing Director, Peacebuilding, Humanity United

Closing Remarks (5 minutes)

  • Fernando  Travesí, Executive Director, ICTJ
  • H.E. Ambassador Christian Braun, Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the United Nations