‘Post-conflict Justice in Ukraine’. International scientific conference

26May 2017



Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, European Society of International Law, and Ukrainian Association of International Law will bring together prominent international legal experts for a joint conference on the ‘Post-Conflict Justice in Ukraine’.

The conference will take place in Kyiv, on 26-27 May 2017.

The UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence, Judges of the ECtHR, ICTY and ICTR, the former President of a State which has recently passed through a war, and one of the co-authors of the Rome Statute, together with younger scholars will reflect on the best suitable ways to pave the road to peace and reconciliation in the aftermath of violent conflicts. Geographical reach of our participants includes Ukraine, USA, Azerbaijan, Australia, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Kazakhstan, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Russia, and United Kingdom.

More than fifty distinguished speakers will discuss issues of accountability standards under international human rights law and international humanitarian law and their application during and after an armed conflict; post-conflict justice for “hybrid” armed conflicts; positive obligations of the state under international criminal law; the role of the European Court of Human Rights and International Criminal Court; truth commissions; amnesties; post-conflict reconciliation processes; reparation for victims of armed conflicts, and other related topics.

During the event, some most recent books related to the subject matter will be presented.

Do not miss the opportunity to join in these inspiring discussions! The detailed program will be available soon.

Working language – English.

For participating in the selection of the conference should be up to 25.4.2017 fill in an online application form using the link:

The participants will be selected on the criteria of their personal motivation, conference topics and their professional/scientific interests.

The Organizing Committee provides meals and handouts. The costs for travel and accommodation are covered by the participants themselves.

The Organizing Committee’s email:

This event is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the framework of the Human Rights in Action Activity implemented by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union.

The American people, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), have provided economic and humanitarian assistance worldwide for 55 years. In Ukraine, USAID’s assistance focuses on three areas: Health and Social Transition, Economic Growth and Democracy and Governance. USAID has provided 1.8 bln. technical and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine since 1992. For additional information about USAID programs in Ukraine, please visit our website: http://ukraine.usaid.govor our Facebook page at

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