Event Transitional Justice

Transitional Justice in Colombia: implications for the peace process

 WHERE: Grand Salle Visser T’hooft, Ecumenical Center, Route de Ferney 150, Geneva

WHEN: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM, June 7, 2019


Moderator: Rudelmar Bueno de Faria, General Secretary, ACT Alliance

Welcome and introduction

Panel 1: Voices from the ground (09:45 – 10:30)

  • Status of transitional justice and peace process in Colombia – Danilo Rueda
  • Implications of the breakdown of the dialogue with the ELN – Carlos Ruiz
  • Reflections on Latin American Solidarity – Olga Montoya, Bloc Solidaridad Latino America
  • Q&A

Panel 2: Human rights and justice (10:30 – 11:10)

  • Perspectives from ecumenical advocacy and global solidarity – Ojot Ojulu,
  • LWF Sustainable peace: the role of women in peace and security – Elaine Neuenfeldt
  • Human Rights in the context of transitional justice – Ibrahim Salama, OHCHR (tbc)
  • Q&A

Concluding remarks: Isaiah Toroitich, ACT Alliance