Syria: A Decade of Impunity and The Need for Accountability for Ongoing Human Rights Violations
At this event marking the tenth anniversary of the outbreak of the popular uprising in Syria, speakers will consider what can be done to stop the violations, to hold those involved from all parties to the conflict to account, to achieve a just solution for the victims, to accelerate the political transition towards democracy, and to launch the process of transitional justice.
15:00 to 15:10: Opening Remarks from moderator Ms. Emma Beals, Senior Advisor at European Institute of Peace and Editor of Syria in Context.
15:10 to 15:20: Remarks from Mr. Christopher Le Mon, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State.
15:20 to 15:30: Remarks from Mr. Emiel de Bont, Special Envoy for Syria, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.
15:30 to 15:40: Remarks from Dr. Troels Gauslå Engell, Senior Stabilisation Advisor on Syria to the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
15:40 to 15:50: Remarks from Mr. Kristyan Benedict, Amnesty International UK Campaigns Manager: Crisis & Tactical, Syria.
15:50 to 16:00: Remarks from a speaker from the European Union set to be named later.
16:00 to 16:10: Remarks from a speaker from France set to be named later.
16:10 to 16:20: Remarks from Ms. Naama al Alwanni, victim and survivor of arrest and torture in the Syrian regime’s detention centers.
16:20 to 16:30: Remarks from Mr. Fadel Abdul Ghani, Director of the Syrian Network for Human Rights.
Organiser: Syrian Network for Human Rights
Date: 25/03/2021 15:00-16:30 CET