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Dec
18
2008
Speech
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...
Mar
04
2008
Speech
The intense period of political change across the globe since the end of the Cold War and in conjunction with the post-September 11 environment has brought new challenges and demands to our understanding of what it means to engage in democracy building in...
Feb
06
2008
Speech
The publication we are launching today, Traditional Justice and Reconciliation After Violent Conflict is the product of a near two-year comparative study undertaken by International IDEA with the kind support of the Belgian Ministry of Foreign...
Feb
06
2008
Speech
Since the early nineties, the world is witnessing an unprecedented momentum in the development or regeneration of international instruments and mechanisms to tackle gross violations of human rights. There is a proliferation of international tribunals since...
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 Rome Statute which established the Court entered into force in July 2002. This was a high point following a concerted effort by the nations of the world to address impunity at the international level. The international community played a significant role...
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...