Comparative Lessons: What is Transitional Justice and How Has It Worked in Other Countries?


Transitional Justice in the USA Speakers Series
Part I: Inaugural Panel 12:30PM - 2PM EST

This panel will highlight the experience of transitional justice (TJ) processes in other nations to help better understand how the TJ framework has been applied globally. The aim of this event is to launch the TJ in the USA Speakers Series and start a conversation on if and how the TJ model might work in the United States and whether or not international experiences should be relevant to local U.S. initiatives calling for truth, reparations and justice.

Moderator: Lisa Laplante, Professor & Director, Center for international Law and Policy, New England Law | Boston

Speakers for this panel:
? Sally Avery Bermanzohn - Professor Emerita, Brooklyn College, CUNY & participant in the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission
? Igor Cvetkovski ? Senior Advisor on Reparations to the Global Survivors Fund
? Eduardo Gonzalez - Research Affiliate, Mary Hoch Center for Reconciliation, former member of the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission
? Pablo de Greiff - Director of the Transitional Justice Program and the Prevention Project at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law & Former UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparation, and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence
? Sarah Kasande - Head of Office, International Center for Transitional Justice in Uganda
? Yasmin Sooka ? Former member of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission & Sierra Leone

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Date and Location

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm