Virtual event. Join us via this Zoom link (Meeting ID: 891 0984 7303, Passcode: 916849).
Effective prosecution is a critical pillar of prevention and deterrence of conflict-related sexual violence. Key to the fight against impunity regarding conflict-related sexual and gender based violence is to adopt a holistic and survivor-centered concept of justice both in national and universal jurisdiction. How can accountability as a central pillar of precention become more effective? What are challenges of prosecuting perpetrators of conflict-related sexual violence?
Welcome by Dr Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Assistance
15-minute screening of "The Prosecutors", with intoductory remarks by Leslie Thomas, Director and Producer of the film "The Prosecutors"
Panel Discussion on the impunity for conflict-related sexual and gender-based violence
- Prof Dr Maria Wersig, President, German Women Lawyers Association
- Dr Leonie von Braun, Trial Lawyer, International Criminal Court
- Esther Dingemans, Co-Director, Mukwege Foundation
Jasmin Mesić, Attorney, former Deputy Chief Prosecutor in Bosnia and Herzegovina portrayed in the film
Moderated by Dr Leonie Steinl, Senior Researcher and Lecturer in Law, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.