Amsterdam Dialogue 2015

2 & 3 November

Amsterdam Dialogue 2015

Agenda day 1, Monday 2 November 2015

 

12:30 – 13:30            Arrival

 

Registration, coffee & sandwiches

 

13:30 – 14:00            Opening Remarks 

  • Ram Manikkalingam (Director, Dialogue Advisory Group)
  • Jean-Marie Guéhenno (President & CEO, International Crisis Group)
  • Richard Dicker (Director, International Justice Program, Human Rights Watch)

 

14:00 – 15:30           Plenary session 

            Q&A with the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court 

  • James Stewart (Deputy Prosecutor, International Criminal Court)
  • Hesham Youssef (Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation)
  • Moderator: Priscilla Hayner (Independent Writer and Consultant)

 

15:30 – 16:00           Break

 

16:00 – 17:30           Plenary session 

            ICC preliminary examination of Palestine 

  • Jessica Montell (Former Executive Director, B’Tselem)
  • Daniel Reisner (Former Head of International Law Department, Israel Defense Forces)
  • Moderator: Álvaro de Soto (Former UN Middle East Envoy)

 

17:30 – 19:00            Reception

 

19:00 – 22:00            Dinner

 

 

Agenda day 2, Tuesday 3 November 2015

 

08:45 – 09:00            Coffee & tea

 

09:00 – 10:30             Parallel break-out sessions 

           Colombia 

  • Maria Teresa Ronderos (Director on Independent Journalism, Open Society Foundations)
  • Moderator: Teresa Whitfield (Senior Adviser to the President, International Crisis Group)

 

            The Great Lakes 

  • Comfort Ero (Africa Program Director, International Crisis Group)
  • Hans Romkema (Consultant, Dialogue Advisory Group)
  • Moderator: Michelle Gehrig (Programme Coordinator, Dialogue Advisory Group)

 

10:30 – 11:00              Break

 

11:00 – 12:30              Plenary session 

            Libya 

  • Ousama Assed (Director, Libyan Center for Strategic and Future Studies)
  • Rod Rastan (Legal Adviser, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court)
  • Moderator: Juan Garrigues (Special Adviser, Dialogue Advisory Group)

 

12:30 – 13:30              Lunch

 

13:30 – 15:00              Parallel break-out sessions 

            Amnesties 

  • Barney Afako (Advisor, AU High-Level Implementation Panel)
  • Marieke Wierda (Senior Policy Advisor, Rule of Law, Dutch Ministry for Foreign Affairs)
  • Moderator: Fleur Ravensbergen (Assistant Director, Dialogue Advisory Group)

 

             Syria 

  • Wesam Sabaaneh (Director, Jafra Foundation, Yarmouk Camp, Damascus)
  • Moderator: Fred Abrahams (Special Advisor, Human Rights Watch)

 

15:00 – 15:30              Break

 

15:30 – 16:30              Conclusions 

  • David Petrasek (Associate Professor, University of Ottawa & Consultant, Dialogue Advisory Group)

 

16:30 – 17:00             Closing remarks

 

 

Date

24th September 2014