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Jun
02
2011
Speech
International IDEA is proud to be one of the partners of UN Women in leading this international conference on the role of women in democratic transitions. I want to congratulate and thank UN Women for hosting this conference. I also warmly welcome the...
Nov
26
2008
Speech
This conference on constitutionalism in Africa presents us with more evidence of the increasingly important role constitutions are playing as crucial building blocks for democracy throughout the world. Today we are witnesses to the fact that the nature of...
Feb
06
2008
Speech
Transitional justice paradigms have moved from a de facto dichotomy (amnesty versus trials) to multiple conceptions of justice after transition. Diane Orentlicher, the United Nations’ independent expert on combating impunity, recently wrote: ‘Given the...
Feb
06
2008
Speech
The heart of the report Reconciliation and Traditional Justice After Violent Conflict is a series of case studies – of Uganda, Sierra Leone, Burundi, Rwanda, Mozambique and Liberia - using an agreed common methodology of assessment and approach. These...
Mar
05
2007
Speech
"It is with great pleasure that International IDEA has joined as a co organizer of this conference. South Africa being one of our Member States, and the African Union one of our close partners, IDEA considers it a true privilege to be part of this undertaking...
Nov
09
2005
Speech
"I have been asked today to speak on the role of the international community in national reconciliation processes."