September 30, 2015

Panel Discussion Addresses Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconciliation

September 2015

On September 3, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) convened a panel discussion on the evaluation of transitional justice. ABA ROLI Director Elizabeth Anderson moderated the discussion, which attracted about 50 people. Thomas Perriello, special envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa at the U.S. Department of State‚Äôs Bureau of African Affairs made opening remarks at the event, which highlighted the experiences of post-conflict transitional justice and reconciliation in Sierra Leone. Dr. Rebekka Friedman, Kimberly Brody Hart, Dr. Chris Mahoney and Dr. Ereshnee Naidu (via skype) shared their experiences and research. You can watch video from the event below.