Dealing with the Past Events
swisspeace organizes regular events on topics related to dealing with the past and archives. The program, in cooperation with the Centre for Peacebuilding KOFF, also provides a platform for Swiss governmental and non-state actors for joint learning processes and strategy development in the area of Dealing with the Past.
4 April, 2017
Roundtable on Transitional Justice
This roundtable with the title "From Transitional Justice to Transformative Justice? Linking Dealing with the Past and Societal Transformation" concluded that transitional justice must be more future oriented in order to create public spaces where a societal transformation could take place.
10 March 2017
Conflict-generated diaspora and Dealing with the Past Processes
Julie Bernath gave an input on "Conflict-generated diaspora and dealing with the past processes" at the NADEL Course "Migration - eine Herausforderung für die IZA" at the Center for Development and Cooperation at the ETH Zurich.
28 October 2016
"Audio-Visuelle Dokumente in der Vergangenheitsarbeit – Entwicklungen, Nutzen, Herausforderungen"
Elisabeth Baumgartner from swisspeace gave a speech about the topic of dealing with the past with audiovisual documents at the ICRC-confernce “Act Global – Archive Local".
6-7 October 2016
International Expert Working Meeting: Safe havens for archives at risk
At this international expert working meeting at the Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, the goal was to convene sending and receiving institutions as well as experts and practitioners to jointly discuss the needs, challenges, good practice and the way forward of safe havens for archives at risk. The expert meeting was organized by swisspeace in cooperation with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.
26-28 September 2016
Workshop on Memorialization
s wisspeace participated in a workshop on memorialization in Tunisia organized by the Tunisian Truth and Dignity Commission and UNDP.
2 June 2016
Expert roundtable: Switzerland as safe haven for archives at risk?
The roundtable “Switzerland as safe havens for archives at risk?” was organized by swisspeace in collaboration with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and the Swiss Federal Archives in the scope of the “Archives and Dealing with the Past” project. For more information consult the website or read the report (full version / short version in German and French).
25 May 2016
Conference on Problematizing Reconciliation in Local Contexts and the Role of the International Community
Djané Adou gave an input on “Transitional Justice and National Reconciliation in Côte d’Ivoire: diverging directions and therapies of a crisis” at the conference held by the University of Leiden in the Hague. The conference attempted to deepen the meaning of reconciliation in local contexts and trace the influence of the international community on reconciliation.