Amsterdam Dialogue 2014

9 & 10 October

Amsterdam Dialogue 2014

 

Agenda day 1, Thursday 9 October 2014

 

13.30 – 14.00                Coffee & Registration

 

14.00 – 14.30                Welcome & Opening 

  • Ram Manikkalingam (Director, Dialogue Advisory Group)
  • Jonathan Prentice (Chief Policy Officer, International Crisis Group)
  • Richard Dicker (Director International Justice Programme, Human Rights Watch)

 

14.30 – 16.00               Plenary session 

           South Sudan 

  • David Deng (Research Director, South Sudan Law Society)
  • Hilde Johnson (Former UN Special Representative for South Sudan)
  • Moderator: Pekka Haavisto (Former Minister for International Development, Finland)

 

16.00 – 16.30                Coffee

 

16.30 – 17.30                Plenary session 

           The UN Role in the Chemical Weapons Issue in Syria: An Insider’s Perspective 

  • Angela Kane (UN High-Representative for Disarmaments Affairs)

 

18.30 – 21.30                Dinner

 

Agenda day 2, Thursday 10 October 2015

 

09.00 – 10.30                Plenary session 

           Democratic Republic of the Congo 

  • Russ Feingold (US Special Envoy for the Great Lakes and the DRC)
  • Mauro Garofalo (Head of International Relations, Community of Sant’Egidio)
  • Pascal Turlan (International Cooperation Adviser, Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC)
  • Moderator: Fleur Ravensbergen (Assistant Director, Dialogue Advisory Group)

 

10.30 – 11.00                Coffee 

 

11.00 – 12.30                 Parallel break-out sessions

           Afghanistan 

  • Horia Mosadiq (Afghanistan Researcher, Amnesty International)
  • Michael Semple (Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice, Queen’s University Belfast)
  • Moderator: Juan Garrigues (Special Adviser, Dialogue Advisory Group)

 

             Accountability during War: Peace and Justice Dilemmas 

  • Barney Afako (Adviser, African Union High Level Implementation Panel)
  • Richard Dicker (Director International Justice Programme, Human Rights Watch)
  • David Petrasek (Senior Adviser, Dialogue Advisory Group)
  • Moderator: Priscilla Hayner (Independent Expert on Peace and Justice)

 

12.30 – 13.30                 Lunch 

 

13.30 – 15.00                Plenary session 

           Q&A With the Prosecutor of the ICC 

  • Fatou Bensouda (Chief Prosecutor, Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC)
  • Moderator: Martin Griffiths (Executive Director, European Institute of Peace)

 

15.00 – 15.15                 Coffee

 

15.15 – 16.45                  Parallel break-out sessions

            Libya 

  • Jennifer Schense (International Cooperation Adviser, Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC)
  • Marieke Wierda (Senior Human Rights Officer at the UN Support Mission in Libya)
  • Moderator: Fred Abrahams (Special Adviser Program Office, Human Rights Watch)

 

            Sri Lanka 

  • Alan Keenan (Senior Analyst Sri Lanka, International Crisis Group)
  • Ram Manikkalingam (Director, Dialogue Advisory Group)
  • Moderator: David Petrasek (Senior Adviser, Dialogue Advisory Group)

 

16.45 – 17.30                   Closing Remarks 

  • Ram Manikkalingam (Director, Dialogue Advisory Group)
  • Jonathan Prentice (Chief Policy Officer, International Crisis Group)
  • Richard Dicker (Director International Justice Programme, Human Rights Watch)
Date

24th September 2014