Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 8:15am - 10:30am

“Transitional Justice Mechanisms: Lessons Learned from Truth and Reconciliation Commissions” conference will be opened with remarks from a representative of the Government of Burundi and a United Nations official. They will welcome participants and introduce the topic of transitional justice in Burundi.

Participants include government and non-government representatives from Sierra Leone, Liberia, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi and Peru. Some are current and former commissioners themselves. They will share the challenges and successes of setting up truth commissions in their respective countries. The conference will continue and allow for the sharing of experiences amongst participants.

Contact Information: 

Jacob Enoh Eben, Burundi Country Representative

Phone: +257 79 239 691 or +257 78 338 691