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[Event]: Investigating, Documenting and Prosecuting Crimes of SGBV

On Tuesday, 7 March, UN Women, Justice Rapid Response and the Mission of the Netherlands to the United Nations held a discussion on routes to accountability for crimes of conflict-related sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). The event was held at the Japan Society in New York. The speakers at the event were: H.E. Ms. Lise GregoireRead More

[Video] Quality Investigations, Credible Accountability

Justice is not the only thing that is needed to address mass human rights abuses of the past and break cycles of conflict. But without it, there is little hope for peace to take hold. In this new video, Executive Director Andras Vamos-Goldman explains the innovation of Justice Rapid Response.

JRR Deploys its 100th Mission

Justice Rapid Response has deployed its 100th mission. Like the 99 that came before it, this mission is providing investigative expertise to ensure credible accountability can be realized for victims of mass atrocity crimes and serious human rights violations.

JRR Presents Annual General Report to ICC’s Assembly of States Parties

From 16-24 November, the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court will convene in The Hague for its 15th annual meeting. On the 16 November, JRR will deliver its Annual General Report, which reviews its accomplishments in 2016 and reviews its strategic direction for 2017.

JRR Shortlisted by UBS in Social Innovators Competition

Justice Rapid Response was selected by UBS as one of the 12 finalists from Switzerland for the first Social Innovators program. JRR’s demonstrable impact leads to an unwavering vision of a world where recurring cycles of conflict can be ended by dealing with past wrongs through credible accountability.

JRR Executive Director Selected for Ashoka Visionary Program

On 13-14 October, JRR Executive Director Andras Vamos-Goldman participated in the kick-off of the Ashoka Visionary Program in Vienna, Austria. The Ashoka Visionary Program is a part-time executive program for decision-makers in the private and public sector, as well as social entrepreneurs.

An interview with JRR Executive Director in Der Bund

“The World Must Not Let the Atrocities in Syria Go Unpunished” The investigation of Syrian war crimes must meet high quality standards, says the legal expert Andras Vamos-Goldman. “The International Criminal Court cannot prevent crimes,” says Andras Vamos-Goldman. Which is why he cannot sit back and do nothing. Bernhard Ott, 12.19.2015   Mr. Vamos-Goldman, youRead More

JRR Executive Director Keynote at Dallas World Affairs Council

On Thursday, 8 September, Justice Rapid Response Executive Director Andras Vamos-Goldman was the keynote speaker at an evening at the World Affairs Council of Dallas, Texas. During his visit, he spoke with Council President and CEO Jim Falk, Vamos-Goldman discussed the work of JRR, and why investigations are the key to credible accountability. In the discussion,Read More