The Impact of International Courts on Peace Processes: The Case of Colombia

20/04/2017
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Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar Law School. Room: Teleaula, Casa Lemaitre,
Manga Campus, Calle del Bouquet cra.21 #25-92, Cartagena
Friday 21st April 2017

PROGRAMME

9.30 – 9.45 Introduction: Laura Betancur Restrepo & Kirsten Ainley

9.45 – 11.00 PANEL 1 – Colombia, the IACHR and other International Tribunals
Alexandra Huneeus –U. of Wisconsin, US
Esteban Restrepo Saldarriaga –U. Andes, Bogotá
Paola Andrea Acosta Alvarado –U. Externado, Bogotá
Shirley Llain Arenilla –U. del Norte, Barranquilla
Enrique Prieto Ríos –U. Rosario, Bogotá
Chair: Laura Betancur Restrepo –U. Andes, Bogotá

11.00 – 11.15 Coffee

11.15 – 12.30 PANEL 2 – Colombia & the ICC
Camilo Sanchez –U. Nacional de Colombia; Dejusticia
Claudia Medina –CitPax (TBC)
Javier Tous Chima –U. del Norte, Barranquilla
Carlos Arévalo Narváez –U. Sabana, Chía-Bogotá
Jimena Reyes –International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH), France
Chair: Laura Betancur Restrepo –U. Andes, Bogotá

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.15 PANEL 3 – Transitional Justice Mechanisms and Peace Processes
Pablo Abitbol –U. Tecnológica de Bolívar, Cartagena
Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm –University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Mohamed Sesay –McGill University
Mario Gomez –International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka
Vijay Nagaraj –Law and Society Trust, Sri Lanka
Mette Nielsen –UK Department for International Development
Alan Keenan –International Crisis Group
 Chair: Kirsten Ainley –LSE
15.15 – 15.30 Coffee

15.30 – 16.45 PANEL 4 – The ICC and Peace Processes
Juan Manuel Amaya Castro –U. Andes, Bogotá
Mark Kersten –Munk School, U. of Toronto
Ammar Bajboj –Kings College London
Chandra Sriram –U. of East London
Chair: Kirsten Ainley –LSE

16.45 – 17.00 Conclusion – Laura Betancur Restrepo & Kirsten Ainley

Organised by Kirsten Ainley (London School of Economics) and Laura Betancur Restrepo (Universidad de los Andes), funded by the ESRC Strategic Network on Justice, Conflict & Development, the LSE Latin America and Caribbean Centre and the Universidad de los Andes Law School and Master in International Law, and supported by the Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar Law Program. Simultaneous translation will be provided between Spanish and English.

Please email Daniel Quiroga on maesderechointernacional@uniandes.edu.co to reserve a place at the workshop.

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