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Occupation, Gender and Transitional Justice – Fionnuala Ní Aoláin (TJI)

September 2, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Political Settlements Research Programme is pleased to announce that Fionnuala Ní Aoláin from the Transitional Justice Institute at the University of Ulster will speak on ‘Occupation, Gender and Transitional Justice’  at the talk, ‘Bridging Theory and Practice: Gender and Transitional Justice’. The workshop part of the the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security’s Bridging Theory and Practice workshop series, an aspects of their International Consortium initiative.

As part of the Bridging Theory and Practice series, the Institute convenes top experts, researchers and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines to discuss timely global issues with major implications for the women, peace and security agenda.

Transitional justice is a critical component to strengthening democracy, human rights and the rule of law post-conflict, as well as an integral element of the peacebuilding agenda. Understanding the needs of women and girls in post-conflict is essential to enabling the transformative potential of transitional justice. Lessons and analysis from the workshop will be published in a forthcoming report issued by GIWPS.

Please RSVP to giwps@georgetown.edu

Speakers include

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Associate Director, Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster
Robina Chair in Law, Public Policy and Society, University of Minnesota Law School

Claudia Paz y Paz
Distinguished Research Faculty, Georgetown University Law Center,
Former Attorney General of Guatemala

Jane Stromseth
Deputy to the Ambassador and Acting Director, Office of Global Criminal Justice

Ambassador Melanne Verveer
Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

Read the GIWPS Blog for more information and upcoming news.

Organizer

Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security
Email:
giwps@georgetown.edu
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