07 May 2013

CONFERENCE: Transitional Justice in Africa: Lessons Learned in Going Forward

Transitional Justice in Africa:
Lessons Learned in Going Forward
A non-CLE program proudly presented by
ABA Section of International Law
Africa Committee


Co-Sponsored by
International Human Rights Committee
and
Women's Interest Network (WIN)
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM US EDT

By teleconference only
The objective of the program is to initiate discussion on the role of, and challenges faced by, mechanisms addressing human rights abuses and promoting conflict resolution (i.e. truth and reconciliation commissions, criminal prosecutions, gender justice initiatives) in African countries in transition, especially in relation to the promotion and enjoyment of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence. From this discussion, we hope to access positive steps taken, and to recommend ways to go forward in promoting transitional justice on the continent.
Speakers:
  • Dr. Phil Clark, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
  • Comfort Ero, International Crisis Group
  • Pablo de Greiff, UN and International Center for Transitional Justice
  • Binaifer Nowrojee, Open Society Foundations
Moderator:
  • Professor Charles T. Call, American University
Registration Rates:
$15 - Section of International Law Members
$25 - SIL Non-Members

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