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HRC Speaker Series-The United Nations Set of Principles to Combat Impunity

Human Rights Centre Speaker Series | Tuesday 12 June | 13:00 - 14:30 | Human Rights Centre Seminar Room, 5S.6.25

Thomas Unger, Researcher and Co-director of the master in transitional justice, human rights and the rule of law, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

Thomas Unger is a researcher on transitional justice at the Geneva Academy and Co-Director of the Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law. He is the former Senior Adviser to the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence. With more than 15 years of expertise in the field of transitional justice, he was previously a legal adviser on human rights and international humanitarian law to the Austrian Foreign Ministry, and a senior associate of the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ). He also worked as a legal system monitor with the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, and as a legal clerk with the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).

The talk will provide an unmatched principle-by-principle analysis of the UN Set of Principles for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights Through Action to Combat Impunity.

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