Dealing with the Past
Dealing with a legacy of gross human rights violations is one of the greatest challenges facing societies in the aftermath of violent conflict. Research suggests that there is a relationship between the ability to address this legacy in a comprehensive and inclusive manner and the potential to develop sustainable peace. swisspeace uses the technical term "Dealing with the Past" to underline that this is a long-term process that involves a wide range of activities, including initiatives to address root causes of conflict.
Briony Jones and Sandra Rubli
International Relations and International Law: Reconciliation, Reconstruction, Dealing with the Past
MAS module, June 2013, World Peace Academy. Details.
SRF4 News, 16 May 2013
Kriegsverbrechen: Öffentliche Archive gegen das Vergessen
Radio interview with Elisabeth Baumgartner. Link.
Rubli, Sandra, 2013
(Re)making the Social World: The Politics of Transitional Justice in Burundi
Africa Spectrum, 48, 1 (2013), pp. 3-24. Link.
Mandate for the Swiss Embassy and HSD
Martial Law Files Project of the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR), 2013
The goal is to enable the CHR and other actors to handle the records of governmental and non-governmental institutions in order to support an effective reparation process. The project consisted in a workshop and an assessment of the Martial Law Files Project (MLF Project).
SRF4 News, 3 April 2013
Schweiz soll Mali bei der Befriedung helfen
Interview with Elisabeth Baumgartner. Link.