Event: Gender justice panel at Int’ Law Weekend 2015

Next Friday, November 6th, don’t miss the panel “Gender justice: addressing domestic challenges through international law”  at the International Law Weekend in New York.

Achieving justice for gender-based human rights violations is a significant challenge in post-conflict regions. The panel will explore different regional approaches to pursuing accountability for gender-based human rights violations through international law. The panelists will focus on legal advocacy and litigation strategies that can be used to promote gender justice at the domestic level.

Panelists:

  •  Michelle Jarvis, Principal Legal Counsel, Office of the Prosecutor, ICTY
  •  Linda Bianchi, Public Prosecutor, Public Prosecution Services of Canada, Ottawa; Former Appeals Counsel, Office of the Prosecutor, ICTR
  •  Pam Spees, Staff Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights
  • Priya Gopalan, Human rights and gender practitioner; former OHCHR Gender Advisor and ICTY Attorney

Moderator:
· Daniela Kravetz, International criminal justice and gender consultant, UN Women.

We look forward to your attendance and contributions to the discussion that will follow the presentations.

Date: Friday, November 6th, 16:45pm

Location: Fordham University School of Law

Address: 150 West 62nd Street, New York

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