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Development of a concept of transitional justice for Ukraine

13. Dec. 2019
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CivilM+

The international civil society platform CivilM+ recently offers recommendations for an effective policy for the reintegration of the population affected by the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine. Transitional Justice is part of it.

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The Justice 3rd Continental Transitional Forum for all African Union (AU) Member States

06. Dec. 2019
Interview with Annah Moyo

The Forum was hosted by the AU in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) 24-26 September, 2019, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Although, the African Union Transitional Justice Policy is closely linked to other international norms and standards on transitional justice, it however takes into account the nuances of various forms of human rights violations which are peculiar to the African context and proffers context- specific solutions to them by striking a balance between reparations and development, various understandings of democracy and controversial issues such as the granting of amnesty.

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The Burden of the Past - Youth Role in Building Sustainable Peace

06. Dec. 2019
Ronald T. Magomo

The Southern African Youth Forum works in various ways to strengthen the role of youth in Transitional Justice processes and to build barriers against the renewed use of violence in political struggles.

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The Multidimensional Remembrance Monitor (2)

02. Dec. 2019
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Michael Papendick and Dr. Jonas Rees

Memorial sites of former concentration camps are emotional points of contact with German history. The culture of remembrance in Germany, widely appreciated internationally, is grounded in numerous state-funded institutions and an extremely vital civil society engagement. But what do we know about its impact on the attitudes of Germans?

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Ukraine struggles to adopt Transitional Justice mechanisms

15. Nov. 2019
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Interview with Oleg Martynenko

Experts from the Ukrainian Helsinki Union for Human Rights, supported by the Ombudsman Office, drafted a bill on Transitional Justice to initiate further legislation and a peacebuilding process. While compensation and criminal prosecution are important objectives, truth and dealing with the past are still on hold due to a lack of European support. We talk to Oleg Martynenko, one of the co-authors of the draft bill.

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