Human Rights Speaker Series: The United Nations Set of Principles to Combat Impunity

This seminar will provide an unmatched principle-by-principle analysis of the UN's Set of Principles for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights Through Action to Combat Impunity.

Thomas Unger is a researcher on transitional justice at the Geneva Academy and Co-Director of the Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law programme. He is the former Senior Adviser to the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence. With more than 15 years of expertise in the field of transitional justice, he was previously a legal adviser on human rights and international humanitarian law to the Austrian Foreign Ministry and a senior associate of the International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ). He also worked as a legal system monitor with the OSCE Mission in Kosovo and as a legal clerk with the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).

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