Regional School of Transitional Justice – Journal

post_zbornik_IIThe selected papers written by the students of the third generation of the Regional School of Transitional Justice have been gathered in the third issue of the Journal of Papers. The student papers published in this issue deal with topics related to the process of transitional justice in post-Yugoslav countries, including war crimes trials, victims’ right to reparation and reconciliation.

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Diplomas Awarded to IV Student Generation at Regional School of Transitional Justice – Youth Dialogue as Prerequisite for Reconciliation

tjs-dodela_diplomaA debate on the role of education in the process of dealing with the legacy of the violent past was held on October 22nd, 2015, in the Library of the Humanitarian Law Center (HLC). The participants in the debate were Sanja Petrović Todosijević, a historian from the Institute for the Recent History of Serbia, Daša Duhaček, a Professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade, the Deputy Executive Director of the HLC, Marijana Toma, and students of the fourth generation of the Regional School for Transitional Justice. The topics of the debate were the position of the educational system towards past human rights violations, the role of youth in reconciliation processes and non-institutional (informal) platforms for the provision of support to efforts to teach history on the basis of facts that have been established.

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Students of Regional School of Transitional Justice visit Jasenovac and Vukovar

jasenovac-tjsA one-day visit to memorial sites in Croatia was organized as part of the study programme of the Regional School of Transitional Justice (School). Twenty-five students of the fourth generation of the School visited the memorial monument and the Jasenovac Memorial Museum and the Memorial Centre and memorial monument in Ovčara, near Vukovar. On this occasion, they talked about the culture of remembrance in relation to the crimes committed in these locations.

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Fourth Regional School of Transitional Justice: Education for peace

tjc_otvaranjeOn October 16th the Fourth Regional School of Transitional Justice (the School) opened in the Library of the Humanitarian Law Center (HLC). Those attending the School were welcomed by Mr. Jean-Daniel Ruch, the Swiss Ambassador to Serbia, Almin Škrijelj, Director of the Pravnik (Lawyer) Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Marijana Toma, Deputy Executive Director of the HLC.

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Journal of the Regional School for Transitional Justice #2

post_zbornik_IIThe selected papers written by the second generation students of the Regional School for Transitional Justice have been gathered in the second issue of the Journal of Papers. The students’ papers have been grouped according to the main Transitional Justice topics– from analyses of war crimes trials, victims’ rights to reparation, and the role of the media in the reconciliation process, to analyses of current endeavours aimed at the acknowledgement of the right to truth about the crimes committed in the past.

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Students of the Regional School of Transitional Justice Visit Memorial Sites in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

post_poseta_studenata_2014A two-day visit to memorial sites in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia was organized as part of the study programme of the Regional School of Transitional Justice. Twenty-five students of the third generation of the Regional School of Transitional Justice visited the memorial monument and memorial museum in Jasenovac, Croatia, first, after which they visited Prijedor, Vukovar and Sotin, sites where mass crimes happened during the wars of the 1990s.

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Third Regional School of Transitional Justice: By Learning Towards Remembrance

post_otvaranje_skole_2014The third Regional School of Transitional Justice was launched today in the library of the Humanitarian Law Center (HLC). The ten-day education programme on mechanisms of dealing with the past is being attended by 25 students, young professionals, scholars, and human rights activists from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Serbia. The School is organized by the HLC, the Pravnik (Lawyer) Association from Sarajevo, and the Humanitarian Law Center Kosovo.

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