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The dissolution of the Constituent Assembly in May 2012 stalled efforts to trigger debate on human rights and institutional reform. The political transition kept Nepal in limbo in 2013 as well, until a successful second Constituent Assembly
New York More truth commissions are being created now through peace agreements than at any other time in history. But are they living up to high expectations for truth, accountability, and reconciliation in societies emerging from violent conflicts?..
On May 21, 2013, it handed over its final report, which is now tabled before the National Assembly.
Bangladesh Supreme Court's sentencing to death yesterday of Abdul Quader Mollah, a senior leader in Bangladesh's largest Islamic party, for crimes against humanity committed during the country's 1971 war of independence with Pakistan. The decision
Day-long event marking centenary of Hague Peace Palace will provide insights into media coverage of conflict...The events form part of the celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the Peace Palace, the building in The Hague which houses the
Children and Youth program, Virginie Ladisch talks with us about the importance of integrating child and youth sensitivity into transitional justice mechanisms. Ladisch explains how the program works to develop strategies with local and international
Intensive Course on Truth Commissions, which will focus on a practical approach to addressing the challenges of designing and implementing a truth commission. Oct 4, 2013) will prepare practitioners directly involved in human rights, peacebuilding,
Report, which is the result of an official truth-seeking process undertaken by Kenya following the 2007/2008 post-election violence. President David Tolbert. "While the process has been far from perfect, there are a number of valuable aspects in the
Reparations seek to recognize and address the harms suffered by victims of systematic human rights violations. Reparative Justice program provides knowledge and comparative experience on reparations to victims' groups, civil society and policymakers
Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs, Explanation of Vote at the General Assembly Session on the Peaceful Resolution of Conflicts in Africa Thank you, Mr. President. Mr. President, we welcome the adoption of a political declaration