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Peacebuilding and sustaining peace: Transitional justice in conflict and post-conflict situations - 8723rd Security Council Meeting
13 Feb 2020 -  This open debate will provide a forum for Member States to take stock of the progress made in implementing the Secretary-General’s guidance note on transitional justice and to draw on practical experiences to consider best practices and factors that can contribute to a successful transitional justice process. It will also provide an opportunity to further reflect on the role of the Security Council and how United Nations missions, regional organizations and partners can effectively support nationally owned transitional justice processes and advance sustainable peace and security.
It will be chaired by Philippe Goffin, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence of Belgium. The following speakers will brief the Security Council:
- Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (by videoconference);
- Francisco de Roux, President of the Commission for the Clarification of Truth, Coexistence, and Non-Repetition of Colombia;
- Yasmin Sooka, Executive Director of the Foundation for Human Rights in South Africa, Trustee of the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre and Chair of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan.
Concept note (S/2020/98)